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    Frankenstein (Universal, 1931). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). James Whale's "Frankenstein" is loosely based on the novel by Mary Shelley, but technically speaking, it was adapted from Peggy Webling's play version of the book. Offered in this lot is what is known as the "montage" card. In most of Universal's lobby card sets from this era, they offered a card which was a grouping of shots from the film. This card is considered by many to be the best card from the set, outside of the title card, and is certainly one of the rarest cards. The last time that a copy of this card came to market was in a public auction in 1990. This card has been cleaned and has had a chip from the lower right corner replaced and several border edge dings repaired. It has had two pinholes and a tear in the right side repaired. This gorgeous close-up card of the monster appears near mint. Fine+.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2004
    17th Saturday
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