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    The Vanishing Body (Realart, 1953). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). This Realart re-release of the classic "Black Cat" has incest, murder, torture, devil worship and perverse psychological obsessions layered throughout the film, as Karloff and Lugosi play a game of chess to determine the fate of a young couple. Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi were cast together for their first horror film in Edgar G. Ulmer's adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's classic tale. The film is one of the true masterpieces of the horror genre and has so many ghoulish oddities it's hard to imagine how the film was made in 1934! There are surface wrinkles, small border bumps and tears, scuffs, and the typical fold lines. This half sheet features great images of the two Universal horror legends and is a nice alternative to the costly originals. Fine+.

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    November, 2004
    18th Thursday
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