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    Invisible Ghost (Astor, R-1949). One Sheet (27.5" 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 eye-catching one sheet, from the 1949 Astor Pictures reissue, features a delightfully creepy image of the Hungarian actor. It had tears in the top right corner, one enlarged pinhole, pinholes in the borders and background, fold wear, a chip in the top and right border, and creases in the bottom section. Touchup has been applied to these signs of wear, and to the background as well. A fabulous poster featuring a legendary star. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2014
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