Description

    Dracula (Universal, 1931). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Bela Lugosi began performing as the evil Transylvanian Count on the stage several years before he brought the role to the screen in 1931. When Universal decided to bring the play to the screen, the first choice was Lon Chaney. Lugosi lobbied and Chaney died shortly before production began. Thus, Lugosi won the role of his lifetime. This original release card appears to be in very nice condition but does have expert restoration. That includes some loss of paper on the backside of the card in the upper left corner behind Helen Chandler and Edward Van Sloan's heads. There were small pieces of surface paper loss in several of the corners of the backside of the card. There was a crease in the card which ran through Dwight Frye's shoulder in the inset photo. The restoration job done was so seamless that one really has to inspect to see the work other than the crease, which can be seen. The colors are great and the card displays beautifully. Fine-.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Small Flat (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2006
    12th-13th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 935

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

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

    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
    Consign to the 2018 March 31 - April 1 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 #161743 spotlights


    2001: A Space Odyssey (MGM, 1968). One Sheet Style A
    BID NOW


    Fun in Acapulco (Paramount, 1963). Three Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Grateful Dead at the Fillmore West (Bill Graham, 1969). 1st Printing Concert Window
    BID NOW


    Halloween (Compass International, 1978). Blue Ratings Box Style
    BID NOW


    High Plains Drifter (Universal, 1973). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    One Million Years B.C. (20th Century Fox, 1966). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    San Fernando Valley (Republic, 1944). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Colossus of New York (Paramount, 1958). Lobby Card Set of 8
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 July 29 - 30 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 July 29 - 30 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,809,325