Description

    Creature from the Black Lagoon (Universal International, 1954). Three Sheet (41.25" X 80").
    Posters for Universal's "Creature" frequently rise from the depths of collections, but for some reason, the three sheet is a particularly elusive format for the title. For this reason, Heritage is particularly pleased to offer this copy that is sure to be on every collector's short list. It was inspired by the tale of an Amazon expedition that discovers a bizarre, human/amphibian hybrid who, like most monsters of the era, takes a shine to the lone female member of the crew (played by Julia Adams). This landmark 50s sci-fi film spawned two sequels, and cemented the Gill-Man's place in the pantheon of Universal monster stars. The incomparable Reynold Brown brings the Creature to life on this incredible three sheet, not to mention the alluring Adams. The poster displays very well after a bit of color enhancement, and touchup the folds, a tear in the Creature's face and in the bottom border that extends up to the crossfold, and paper loss in the borders, at the top right and in Adam's body. A monster of a find, this piece will make a stunning addition to the collection of one lucky bidder! Good/Very Good on Linen.


    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Movie Poster - Rolled (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2015
    28th-29th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 2,235

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Floor auctions

    Open for bidding: (View All)

    Fine Art
    Ends on 01/30/2018

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 22 days left to consign to the 2018 April 7 - 8 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #161804 spotlights


    20 Million Miles to Earth (Columbia, 1957). Autographed One Sheet Style A
    BID NOW


    Tower of London (Universal, 1939). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Gone with the Wind (MGM, 1940). Window Card
    BID NOW


    Yankee Doodle Dandy (Warner Brothers, 1942). Linen Finish Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    Horror of Dracula (Universal International, 1958). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    A Night in Casablanca (United Artists, 1946). Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    The Falcon in Danger (RKO, 1943). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Help! (United Artists, 1965). Three Sheet
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 18 - 19 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 18 - 19 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,845,061
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    REALIZED $42,792.31