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    House on Haunted Hill (Allied Artists, 1959). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    This classic chiller tells the tale of Frederick Loren (Vincent Price), an eccentric gentleman who offers five strangers a chance to receive $10,000 each. All they have to do is survive a single night in his creepy old mansion. Easier said than done! Directed by William Castle, this fondly-remembered film featured the gimmick "Emergo," in which a plastic skeleton would shoot out from beside the screen and float over the audience. The film was a substantial moneymaker; the success of this low-budget scare-film inspired Alfred Hitchcock to make Psycho (1960). The one sheet is a favorite of collectors; this particular example had some staining and chipping in the right border, all of which has been addressed by expert professional restoration. One of the best horror posters of the 1950s! Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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