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    Dr. Cyclops (Paramount, 1940). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Boasting excellent special effects (the film was nominated for a Special Effects Oscar) and the chromatic glory of Technicolor, "Dr. Cyclops" tells the exciting story of four explorers in the Peruvian jungle who run afoul of mad Dr. Thorkel (Albert Dekker) who has developed a process that can shrink humans to doll size. Obviously considered an important picture by Paramount, it was the first science film to be shot in Technicolor. The one sheet offered here, dramatically illustrating the central concept of the film, has been professionally restored, which has corrected such flaws as pinholes in the lower field, a tape lift at the bottom crossfold, as well as lower crossfold damage, corner chips out of the bottom right corner and the top left corner, and a fairly sizeable chip, repaired in the right border. Although this list of repairs sounds extensive, the quality of the work has minimized the effect that these flaws have on the poster, making it an attractive specimen for any collection. Fine+ on Linen.

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    November, 2007
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