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    Isle of the Dead (RKO, 1945). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    After the success of Cat People and I Walked with a Zombie, producer Val Lewton decided to venture further into the horror genre by casting big-name horror stars like Boris Karloff in his pictures. This one sheet features the star menacing Ellen Drew and evokes the moody and atmospheric horror that made the Lewton series for RKO famous. This film marked the first collaboration between Lewton and horror icon Karloff, who plays General Nikolas Pherides. When Pherides visits the gravesite of his late wife on a remote island, he finds the grave desecrated, and the island in the grip of an inhuman monster. There is touchup to the folds, pinholes in the corners, and slight edge wear on the left border. Very Fine on Linen.


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