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    Doctor X (First National, 1932). One Sheet (27.25" X 41").
    Fay Wray, already one of the great leading ladies of the early talkies, became the screen's first "scream queen" in this horror tale involving a serial murderer who is also a cannibal. This was the first of several horror films Wray would make including The Vampire Bat (1933) (six sheet is offered within this auction), and Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) before moving on to King Kong (1933). Lionel Atwill was up to his usual sinister ways and Lee Tracy provided the comic relief as the investigating reporter. The film is also notable as one of the first two-strip Technicolor films ever made. This particular example of the outstanding stone litho one sheet features striking profile portraits of the cast, and is one of the best copies we've ever seen and fresh to the market. There has been touchup in the yellow "X" and to the folds, a small tear and chip in the left border, and a chip in the right border. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.




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