The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (UFA/Goldwyn, 1920/1921). Very...
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DescriptionThe Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (UFA/Goldwyn, 1920/1921). Very Fine. German Lobby Card (9.25" X 12") & U.S. Photo (8" X 10.25").
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a landmark film in German Expressionist cinema. Starring Werner Krauss as Dr. Caligari and Conrad Veidt as Cesare, Caligari's prophetic somnambulist. The film is arguably the first true horror movie, and its influence on the genre cannot be understated. From its use of light and shadows to its surreal imagery, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari remains a riveting piece of art a century after its initial release. Offered here is a German lobby card from the film's original release with an official embossed stamp in the upper right background of the image area. Also offered is a vintage silver gelatin, single weight, glossy photo from the film's original release in the United States. Both of these items are extremely hard to come by, and both are offered here for the first time at Heritage. The lobby card looks wonderful with a few subtle scratches. The photo is in nice condition as well, with a couple of small corner bends, and minor creases. There is a bit of bleedthrough in the photo's left border and far left part of the image from typed information on the verso.
Estimate: $4,000 - $8,000.
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