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    House on Haunted Hill (Allied Artists, 1959). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Want to make $10,000 overnight? All you have to do is spend that night in Frederick Loren's (Vincent Price) eerie mansion. Once the doors are locked at midnight, there's no telling what might happen! This creepy classic from director William Castle featured the gimmick "Emergo," in which a skeleton on a wire flew out of a black box next to the screen, over the heads of terrified audience members, at a key point in the film. The skeleton proved a tempting target for young boys with slingshots, which may explain why this particular gimmick was never used again. The outstanding graphics on this great one sheet make it a highly-desired prize among collectors; this particular example shows some wrinkling in the top left and a scuff at the top right, but is otherwise in beautiful condition. Fine/Very Fine.

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    November, 2008
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