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    Creature from the Black Lagoon (Universal International, 1954). Insert (14" X 36"). Director Jack Arnold terrified audiences with this prehistoric creature (an amphibious gill-man who came equipped with pulsating gills and fearsome webbed talons), who lived in a murky uncharted tributary of the Amazon. The last of the great Universal Monsters, and perhaps the best, the Creature was a tremendous success in its day and went on to spawn two sequels. This insert is unrestored with pinholes in the corners and two additional folds in addition to the typical three. There is a clean tear in the lower left border which has been repaired with white tape on the verso, and light staining in the upper border. There is some surface paper lifting in the upper border as well, which has slightly extended into the image. There are two minor "v" shaped tears in the upper tag-line area. Overall, this insert still displays very well. Fine-. From the Janowicz Collection.


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