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    Psycho (Paramount, 1960). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    For Alfred Hitchcock fans, a complete set of lobby cards from the original release of Psycho is an exceedingly rare, irresistible find. Based on the best-selling book by Robert Bloch, based on a series of gruesome, real-life murders in Plainfield, Wisconsin, this is the story of Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), who just loves his mother to death. In a clever move by Hitch, he bought the rights from Bloch for $9,000 and then attempted to buy up as many copies of the book as possible in order to keep the ending a secret. The most sought after card in the set, the "house" card, has been cleaned and touchup applied to pinholes, with remarkable results. One or more of the remaining cards may have pinholes in the corners or in the image area, a stain in the left border, an edge tear with tape on the verso, grease pencil on the verso, and a scuff in Leigh's arm. Fine/Very Fine.


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    July, 2014
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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