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    Mad Love (MGM, 1935). Trimmed Pressbook Cover (14" X 16.5").
    Karl Freund's remake of the silent The Hands of Orlac remains one of the most twisted and psychologically disturbing films to be released by Hollywood. In the film, Peter Lorre made his US movie debut as the obsessive Dr. Gogol, who's decent into madness brings him to the verge of murder. This was Freund's final directorial effort after working as the cinematographer on such films as Metropolis, Dracula, and The Mummy. Although this is the same excellent artwork that is featured on the window card, this particular item is the front cover of the original pressbook. Professional restoration has addressed minute surface scuffs, a scratch in the left hand, slight creasing, and chips in the bottom border. There are tears and small chips in Frances Drake's image, a tear from the right border into Peter Lorre's temple, and a tear from the left border into the "M" of "Mad." The top portion of the book has been trimmed off. From the Collection of Lynn Naron. Fine+ on Linen.


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