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    Frankenstein (Realart, R-1951). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    Undoubtedly a cut above the majority of re-release posters, this half sheet features marvelous monster imagery alongside ghouls and gravediggers, all in a splendidly gangrene color palette. Realart acquired the reissue rights to the Universal Studios film library in 1948, and the studio insisted on creating new and exciting posters, with some surpassing the graphics found on the original campaigns. With widespread distribution and constant showings, the Realart paper for the top sci-fi/horror titles have been aggressively sought and collected for years. Even more enticing, this poster is by far the better of two Realart half sheet styles for the film. Display ready and excellently restored, the poster once had small chips in the borders, some background creases, and a hole in the upper left background. The borders and title have been airbrushed, and the folds have been touched up. The poster had surface paper loss on the verso after it was removed from a board, none of which shows through to the front. Fine+ on Paper.


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