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    Invisible Ghost (Astor, R-1949). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Although Bela Lugosi's roller coaster career had been on an upswing at the end of the 1930s, with notable roles in Son of Frankenstein (1939) and Ninotchka (1939), he soon found himself back on Poverty Row, making films for Sam Katzman's Monogram pictures, of which this was the first. Although cheaply made, these Monogram releases were often quite atmospheric, and typically featured solid performances from Lugosi, who remained a dedicated, if underappreciated, actor for the remainder of his career. This striking one sheet, from the 1949 Astor Pictures reissue, features a fabulous image of the Hungarian actor. It had fold wear with crossfold separation, small holes in the center, a tear in the top right corner, pinholes in the corners, and small chips in the right border, the top border, and the top left corner, but expert professional restoration has addressed all of these issues, returning this poster to its original glory. A fabulous poster featuring a legendary star. Fine+ on Linen.


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