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    Creature from the Black Lagoon (Universal International, 1954). Fine/Very Fine. Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14") with Autographed Title Card. Reynold Brown Title Card Artwork.
    While Frankenstein, Dracula, and The Wolf Man were based on literature or legend, Universal's Creature from the Black Lagoon was a wholly original creation, and the last "classic" monster to be considered part of the pantheon. The monster suit was certainly one of the best ever created for film -- largely the work of Universal staffer Millicent Patrick -- and still holds up over fifty years after its original release. Offered in this lot is a rare complete lobby card set featuring bright color and great images of the Gill-man on multiple cards. The title card has been signed and inscribed by director Jack Arnold. These lobby cards have such indications of use as slight edge wear, pinholes, light creases, and small tears. There are also unobtrusive stains and smudges, including a small tape stain, as well as faint dust shadows. Several of the lobby cards display a stain with small paper lifts and remnants where a small snipe was removed from the lower right background. A couple of the cards have soft rippling where the snipe was removed, and a few have light touchup to address wear caused by the snipe. Fine/Very Fine.


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    July, 2019
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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