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    Freaks (MGM, 1932). Still (8" X 10").
    Vintage black and white, single weight, glossy still. This film, from director Tod Browning, was so disturbing to audiences upon its initial release that it was almost immediately withdrawn and locked away in the MGM vaults for the next several decades. Although horror films were coming into vogue by 1932, Browning shocked the public by using actual circus freaks in this picture. The still offered here, in which Hans (Earle) woos the duplicitous aerialist Cleopatra (Olga Baclanova) has some light staining in the top left of the image, small tears in the top and right borders, bends in three corners, and some border creasing. There is a typewritten notation of the title and studio on the verso as well as some pencil writing. Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2009
    20th-22nd Friday-Sunday
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