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    Man Made Monster (Universal, 1941). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Universal dominated the horror genre through the 1940s, and this second-tier project -- second to established franchises like "Frankenstein and "The Wolf Man," though it was originally launched as a Boris Karloff-Bela Lugosi vehicle -- still holds up well. Today, the tale is notable for the establishment of Lon Chaney Jr.'s legacy of cult, low-budget horror. His electrical monster, controlled by a mad scientist, became an "Atomic Monster" in a rerelease later in the decade, following the nuclear detonations in Japan. This haunting one sheet has cross-fold separation and only a small tear on the left side, but the borders show no marks and the edges no wear -- shockingly great condition for such a prized poster. Very Fine+.

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    November, 2005
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