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    Dracula (Universal, 1931). Herald. This is a landmark film by any definition. Not only did it usher in the Golden Age of Universal Horror, it also introduced Bela Lugosi to movie-going audiences in a performance that would be both definitive and iconic. For millions of people worldwide, when the name "Dracula" is mentioned, it's Lugosi, with his suave manners, his European charm, his exotic accent and his piercing gaze, that instantly comes to mind. Paper on this title is as hard to find as a vampire on the beach at the stroke of noon, so this herald, with its stunning portraits of the cast, is a very rare find indeed. The theater information is printed on the back cover, so we know definitively that this herald comes from the time of the picture's original release. Printed on an extremely fragile paper stock, this piece displays overall edge wear and small edge chipping, some light foxing on the back cover, a corner chip on the back left, a 1" inch chip out of the front right cover, a horizontal fold, and some slight fold separation at the bottom of the center vertical fold. There's also a small tear at the bottom right. Even with these flaws noted, however, this is an exquisite piece from an important and well-beloved movie that will make an important addition to any horror collection. Fine+.

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