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    Son of Frankenstein (Universal Films Española, 1942). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. First Release Spanish One Sheet (27.5" X 39").
    Very rare, this Heritage first-time offer features a suspenseful stone litho portrait of stars Basil Rathbone and Josephine Hutchinson. This was the third of Universal's Frankenstein films, and the last worthwhile entry before the series dissolved into sequels without the Boris Karloff monster. At 51 years of age, Karloff was getting too old to deal with the eight hour makeup job by Jack Pierce. The previous two entries, Frankenstein (1931) and The Bride of Frankenstein (1935), were big hits. In this installment, Basil Rathbone portrays the son of the famed doctor, and Bela Lugosi is Ygor, the demented hunchback. This lovely poster has some edge and fold wear, slight fold separations, pinholes, and minor chips and tears. Also present are thin dust shadows, a miniscule sticker on the verso, and a couple of small spots of paint in Hutchinson's nose.


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    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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