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    Frankenstein (Universal, 1931). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    One of the greatest horror films ever made, this picture made an overnight sensation of Boris Karloff, the man underneath the monster make-up. Loosely based on the classic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly, the picture is a Gothic/Art Deco triumph, which, along with Dracula (1931), inaugurated the Golden Age of Universal Horror. One of the most significant films of the 1930s, paper from this title is very rare and highly sought after among advanced collectors. Records are often set when original release paper from this important film is offered, and we expect that will be the case with this exquisite lobby card featuring Edward van Sloan, Dwight Frye, Colin Clive, and Karloff himself. In remarkable condition, only a light dust shadow in the left border, and some light smudging and a small corner bend in the bottom left, keep this glorious card from an even higher grade. Although cards for this film do occasionally surface, rarely are they offered to the collecting public in such exceptional, unrestored condition. Very Fine+.




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    July, 2009
    23rd-24th Thursday-Friday
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