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DescriptionCreature from the Black Lagoon (Universal International, 1954). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A.
With the release of Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein in 1948, the Golden Age of Universal Horror was officially over, largely overshadowed by the very real horrors of World War II, as well as the emerging genre of science fiction. However, in 1954, Universal entered their second age of horror with the release of this landmark film. Based on seventeenth-century drawings of the sea monk and the sea bishop, as well as the Academy's Oscar statuette, the Gill-Man quickly became as well-known as Dracula or Frankenstein and appeared in two sequels earning a solid place in horror film history. The poster shows edge wear with creases, small tears and pinholes in the borders, smudges, and slight toning along the edges. There are tape stains with small paper lifts in the corners, a small amount of writing in the lower border, and scratches in Julia Adams' image and surrounding background. Folded, Fine+.
Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000.
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