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    Bedlam (RKO, 1946). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Inspired by the actual Bethlem Royal Hospital and William Hogarth's novel A Rake's Progress, director Mark Robson and producer Val Lewton descend into literal madness in the setting of a decrepit insane asylum. Boris Karloff plays the immoral and apathetic Apothecary General, the institution's keeper, while Anna Lee portrays the crusading reformer who gets herself locked up when she pries too deep. A great thematic poster for many horror collectors, this one sheet has separation at the crossfolds and the bottom of the vertical fold, slight edge tears at the center horizontal fold, a small chip in the upper left border, and two small tears in the bottom border. The bottom vertical fold split has been repaired with archival tape on the verso. Folded, Very Fine-.


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    July, 2017
    29th-30th Saturday-Sunday
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