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    The Black Cat (Universal, 1934). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    The first of eight films to pair the masters of fright, Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff, this film was banned is Austria, Finland, and Italy. Incest, murder, torture, devil worship and perverse psychological obsessions are layered throughout this film as Karloff and Lugosi play a game of chess to determine the fate of a young couple. Edgar G. Ulmer's classic (and very loose) adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's The Black Cat, is a wonderfully perverse film and a classic of the genre. This great lobby card picturing Lugosi, Julie Bishop and Harry Cording (in the role as Lugosi's manservant), had pinholes, two tears in the bottom border, and a small tear in the top border, all of which has been addressed with professional restoration. Fine+.


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    March, 2011
    25th-26th Friday-Saturday
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