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    The Body Snatcher (RKO, 1945). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi join forces once again for this RKO horror classic, loosely based on a story by Robert Louis Stevenson. Val Lewton, producer of such cult classics as Cat People and I Walked with a Zombie, helped adapt the screenplay with Robert Wise directing. Dr. Wolfe MacFarlane (Henry Daniell) is a surgeon experimenting on corpses, dug up by his henchman John Gray (Karloff). In order to keep getting paid, and to provide the freshest corpses, Gray turns to murder, with dire consequences for all. This one sheet had pinholes in the corners, small paper loss at the bottom crossfold, and fold wear. After professional restoration, these signs of handling are no longer apparent, leaving the one sheet with an amazing appearance. With its ghoulish artwork of Karloff, this terrific one sheet will make a prized possession for any horror buff. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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