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    Creature from the Black Lagoon (Universal International, 1954). Insert (14" X 36") Reynold Brown Artwork.
    Director Jack Arnold terrified audiences with this prehistoric creature (an amphibious gill-man that 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. The insert format features artwork by Reynold Brown and this example has retained nice color saturation. Touchup has been applied to folds, a couple of pinholes in the upper background, mild tears from the border slightly into the background, and a small chip in the right border. There has been some touchup to the area between the credits and the lower border and there is a studio 3-D snipe in the upper right background. Very Fine- on Paper.


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