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    House on Haunted Hill (Allied Artists, 1959). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    Frederick Loren (Vincent Price) makes several strangers an offer they can't refuse: spend a single night in my haunted mansion and receive $10,000. The catch is, they have to be alive to collect in the morning! This fun film earned such large profits - no doubt bolstered by producer William Castle's usage of the "Emergo" gimmick, in which a plastic skeleton on a wire flew out at the audience at a key point in the film - that it led director Alfred Hitchcock to create his own low-budget horror picture, Psycho (1960). The one sheet is more commonly offered, sets of lobby cards for this fan favorite film are much harder to come by. This particular set has a dust shadow on four cards, a crease in the top and bottom left on one card, foxing in the bottom border in one card, a crease in the bottom left corner in three cards, and a pinhole in the bottom right in one card. These are extremely minor flaws, almost unnoticeable, none of which detract overmuch from the overall appeal of these creepy classics. Very Fine-.


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    July, 2009
    23rd-25th Thursday-Saturday
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