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    Frankenstein (Universal, 1931). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Released shortly after Todd Browning's unexpectedly successful Dracula in 1931, Frankenstein was the second film in the annals of Universal's classic monster movies. Shot on a budget of less than $300,000, Frankenstein helped to bring Universal back on financial track in 1931, at a time when the studio was writing nothing but red ink. In retrospect it is clear that these films not only saved the studio, but also became an integral part of popular culture for generations to come. Even today, more than eighty years after the original release, everyone is familiar with Boris Karloff as Frankenstein's monster. Collectors will be thrilled to see this lobby, referred to as the "torture" card. There is a piece of archival tape on the verso to reinforce a small tear in the right border. Very Fine+.




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    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    July, 2015
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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