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    Creature from the Black Lagoon (Universal International, 1954). Title Lobby Card and Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    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 Creature quickly became as iconic a figure as Dracula or Frankenstein and appeared in two sequels earning a solid place in horror film history. This highly desirable title card has a small water stain in the left border. The accompanying scene card is extremely clean. This is a lot that no fan of classic monster movies will want to miss. Very Fine+.


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