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    Boris Karloff in Arsenic and Old Lace (Broadway, NYC, 1941). Autographed Photo (7.5" X 9.5").
    Vintage gelatin silver, double weight, satin finish photo. Boris Karloff played Jonathan Brewster in the Broadway and radio versions of Arsenic and Old Lace. Brewster is a homicidal maniac who has employed an alcoholic plastic surgeon to disguise his identity, with the result that he now bears a remarkable resemblance to Karloff as Frankenstein's monster. The play opened in 1941 at the Fulton Theatre, moved to the Hudson Theatre in 1943, and ran through June of 1944. A film version was released in 1944 by director Frank Capra starring Cary Grant. The photo is signed "Bill Duggan Thanks for the most wonderful week Boris Karloff." Verso: VanDamm Studio photographer print, pencil writing, and title stamp. The photo has been trimmed. Fine+.


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