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    The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Goldwyn, 1920). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Heritage is proud to offer this nearly-impossible to obtain lobby card, one of two in this auction, from this Expressionist masterpiece. The legendary film was conceived by writers Hans Janowitz and Carl Mayer and took the art of film making to new heights of surrealism, psychological fear, and fantasy. Essentially a horror picture, the set design and labrythian plot explores the world of mind control, imagination and murder. This gorgeous, hand-tinted card features Werner Krauss as the evil Dr. Caligari, mesmerizing his audience with his mental sideshow. The card is in impeccable condition showing only a faint crease in the top border and pieces of paper tape on the reverse at the corners, which in no way affects the front. As one of the most coveted of all early lobbies, this rare gem will be the highlight to any serious collection. From the Kirk Hammett Collection. Near Mint.




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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    19th-20th Friday-Saturday
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