Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Faust (UFA, 1926). German Lobby Card (8.5" X 11"). One of Germany's most important directors during the 1920s, F. W. Murnau was a cinematic genius. Best known as the director of Nosferatu (1922), he also filmed an early version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920) and the brilliant character study Der Letzte Mann (1924), as well as this, a stunning adaptation of the Faust legend. With Gosta Ekman as Faust, an aged seeker of knowledge and pleasure who turns to dark forces to satisfy his longings, and Emil Jannings as Mephisto, the demonic servant who answers Faust's summons, this was the film that won Murnau a contract with Fox Studios in Hollywood. Offered here is a very rare original German lobby card from this landmark production, with a spectacular image of Ekman and Jannings. It has both the UFA and Parufamet logos in the bottom corners, and the embossed seal of the Filmprufstelle Berlin Zugenlassen in the top right. There is pencil writing on the reverse identifying the actors, as well as a studio stamp, and a photographers stamp crediting Karl Schlemm. For fans and devotees of German Expressionist cinema, and of Murnau, one of that style's greatest proponents, this is a rare opportunity to acquire an important piece in virtually pristine condition. Don't let this one pass you by. Near Mint.

    Please see full-color, enlargeable images above for more details.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,219

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% 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 2019 November 23 - 24 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 #161925 spotlights


    Niagara (20th Century Fox, 1953). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. Insert
    BID NOW


    Secret Service of the Air (Warner Brothers, 1938). Fine+. Linen Finish Title Lobby Card, Linen Finish Lobby Cards (4), & Linen-Backed Linen Finish Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster (American International, 1972). Folded, Very Fine-. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Munster, Go Home (Universal, 1966). Folded, Very Fine-. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Bella Donna (Paramount, 1923). Very Fine-. Title Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    The Sheik (Paramount, R-1938). Fine+ on Cardstock. Half Sheet
    BID NOW


    Tarzan's Secret Treasure (MGM, 1941). Very Fine-. Title Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    To Catch a Thief (Paramount, 1955). Very Fine-. Lobby Card
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 March 23 - 24 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 March 23 - 24 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,026,954
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    Sunday Movie Posters Weekly Online Auction
    REALIZED $57,655.60