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    Frankenstein (Universal, 1931). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Originally, the famed Dracula actor Bela Lugosi was cast as the Monster, and French director Robert Florey was assigned to direct. But after various screen tests, Lugosi refused the part, and Universal chose Britisher James Whale to direct. Significantly, this film then launched the career of unknown actor Boris Karloff, who is surprisingly uncredited in the opening credits of the film as the Monster. Offered in this lot is the famous bridal chamber scene in which the monster confronts Mae Murrey as Dr. Frankenstein's bride-to-be. This gorgeous card has had minimal restoration. It has been cleaned and deacidified with minor paper addition to a very small piece out of the lower left corner. The pinholes in the border have been filled and a couple of small knits in the image cleaned up. This card displays beautifully and we are sure any discriminating collector would be pleased with its condition. Fine+.

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    July, 2004
    17th Saturday
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