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    Dead of Night (Universal, 1946). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    A unique find, this chilling one sheet is from one of just a handful of 'true' horror films of British cinema's first half-century, and certainly the most important film in that genre until the beginning of Hammer's horror cycle a decade later. Mervyn Johns is living his recurring nightmare as a guest in an old farmhouse, where he meets several other guests who have their own supernatural tales. As they tell their stories one by one, he begins to dread the deadly outcome he has foreseen. This well-written British suspense thriller launched the genre of horror anthology films, and is notable for its many unsettling sequences, especially the one involving a mad ventriloquist (Michael Redgrave) and his dummy. Mounted on linen, the poster had slight fold wear and tearing at the top crossfold, but professional restoration has returned this beauty to a like-new condition. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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