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    Creature from the Black Lagoon (Universal International, 1954). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A.
    The release of this movie in 1954 marked the beginning of the new wave of Universal Horror, a genre that had been mostly dormant since the middle of the previous decade. In quick order, the Gill-Man (played by Ricou Browning in the underwater shots, and Ben Chapman in the land segments) became an iconic part of the Universal stable, joining Frankenstein, Dracula, and the Wolfman as one of the world's favorite monsters. The movie was so successful, it spawned several sequels, and continues to be a big favorite among genre aficionados. As a result of its enduring popularity, paper from this title is extremely collectible. This lovely half sheet, which was never folded, had some staining in the top right border, and a tear in the left border that extended into the image area, but these minor flaws have been carefully addressed via expert professional restoration. If you've been looking for a great piece from this title to add to your collection, look no further! Very Fine- on Paper.


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