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    Boris Karloff and Dwight Frye in "Frankenstein" (Universal, 1931). Photos (2) (11" X 14").
    Vintage gelatin silver, glossy photos, one single weight, the other double weight. One of the most significant horror movies ever made, this is the film that made character actor Boris Karloff a superstar, and solidified the Golden Age of Universal Horror. As befits the movie's iconic status, material from the film is highly sought after, and commands record prices on the rare occasion that paper from the original release is brought to market. Offered here is an original, double weight photo, showing Fritz (Dwight Frye) mercilessly tormenting the Monster (Karloff) with a torch. It has a minor tear in the top border, creasing in the right corners, and small, light stains in the top border. Also included in this lot is a single weight photo from a later re-release. It displays some edge wear with a crease that goes into the image area. These slight flaws notwithstanding, these are great stills from a great movie that any collector will be proud to own. Fine/Very Fine.


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    March, 2011
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