Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    House on Haunted Hill (Allied Artists, 1959). Very Fine- on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41"). Reynold Brown Artwork.
    A wonderful collaboration between director William Castle and star Vincent Price, this entertaining picture tells the tale of an eccentric millionaire (Price) who invites five strangers to spend the night in his creepy old mansion. Anyone who makes it through the night gets $10,000, but the catch lies in surviving long enough to collect the money. As with many of Castle's films, this one had a gimmick, Emergo, in which, at a certain point in the film, a plastic skeleton would emerge from a black box near the screen and swoop over the heads of the audience. The eerie artwork by master of the macabre Reynold Brown makes this one sheet a highly desirable item. Prior to restoration, the poster had a chip in the bottom right corner, some surface paper loss at the bottom and right borders, and fold wear.


    Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000.

    Please see full-color, enlargeable images above for more details.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    July
    3rd Friday
    Auction Dates
    July
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    27 Days
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 95
    Auction Type
    Signature®:  Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through www.HA.com/Live. Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing Bid@HA.com or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)

    Signature® Floor Sessions
    Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.

    Track Item