Frankenstein (Universal, R-1947). Half Sheet (22" ...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionFrankenstein (Universal, R-1947). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
Universal's 1931 production of Frankenstein made a star of actor Boris Karloff and firmly established the studio in the Golden Age of Horror, initiated earlier that year with Bela Lugosi's performance in Dracula. Paper from this landmark film is incredibly scarce, bringing record prices when it does appear. Many collectors see the re-release paper, such as this half sheet, never before offered by Heritage, as an attractive alternative to the original paper, as it represents a chance to own something from an important film at a more approachable price. Professional restoration has been applied to the folds, pinholes in the borders, and a few small tears at the edges. There has also been touchup in the upper right corner for a couple of slivers of paper loss, and there has been touchup to Colin Clive's face and chest. There were a couple of surface cuts at the right side of the horizontal fold, and the borders have been airbrushed. Fine+ on Paper.
Estimate: $6,000 - $12,000.
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