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    Frankenstein (Universal, R-1947). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    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 the title card presented in this auction, 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. The card is in admirable condition, with only very small paper loss, edge wear, small tears and light stains in the bottom and left border, staple holes in the corners, and one by "original." In spite of these signs of handling, this is a very attractive card with the electrifying visage of Karloff as the Monster. Fine/Very Fine.


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