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    Frankenstein (Realart, R-1951). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    When Realart acquired the reissue rights to the Universal Studios sound library in 1948, they went to impressive lengths to create 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. Thus, we are excited to offer the first copy we have had on the ever elusive 1951 one sheet featuring a fantastic image of Boris Karloff as The Monster. In the background, Colin Clive and Dwight Frye exhume the corpses from which they will piece the beast together. Professionally restored, the poster displays admirably after airbrushing to the borders to address chips and a sliver of missing paper in the left border, and touchup to chips at the folds. This is an extraordinary chance to acquire a scarce poster from a monumental film in cinematic history. Fine+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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