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    Werewolf of London (Universal, 1935). Very Fine-. Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Universal continued to pave the way deep into the horror genre with this entry. After creating successful films with vampires (Dracula), monsters (Frankenstein) and bandaged wrapped denizens of evil (The Mummy and The Invisible Man) the studio finally tackled the subject of shape-shifting lycanthropes with the Werewolf of London. Henry Hull was the unfortunate victim of the bite of another werewolf (Warner Oland) and once again, the job of creating the howling beast fell to makeup artist, Jack Pierce. Pierce's first makeup was considered so terrifying that it wasn't used until The Wolf Man in 1941, so it was altered to reveal more of Hull's actual appearance - and the rest is history. The film remains a fan favorite and the first werewolf of the cinema. This incredible title card is extremely scarce and has brilliant color but does have a few issues in the form of light edge wear, slight corner bumps, and small tears. There are minor paper lifts in the right border and unobtrusive stains. The card also has a strip of plastic tape on the verso in the left border. Very Fine-.




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