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    Son of Frankenstein (Universal, 1939). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Boris Karloff, as Frankenstein's Monster, looks for a little understanding from Basil Rathbone in the exciting conclusion to this legendary horror film. Carl Laemmle had sold his studio in 1936 and the executives of the "New Universal" decided that they would produce quality features instead of those "tacky" horror films. However, it was the horror films that the public wanted and Son of Frankenstein was put into production to resuscitate the studio itself. The 2015 November Vintage Movie Poster Auction is full of extraordinary collecting opportunities, particularly in the horror genre and in the lobby card format. This lot is another example of Heritage's exceptional array of rare offerings, as this card has not been presented since 2003. Featuring an outstanding image of Karloff in action as the Monster, it's an essential for any serious collector of the genre. The card has been restored to address a chip in the bottom border and tear that extends into the "a" of "Frankenstein," a small chip and sliver of missing paper in the top left border, pinholes in the corners, and one pinhole in front of Rathbone's face. There has also been a small bit of touchup to the bottom right corner. The image area is intact and displays very well. Fine/Very Fine.


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    November, 2015
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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