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    Maniac (Roadshow Attractions, 1934). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Exploitation director and producer Dwain Esper, whose credits included such over-the-top scare films as "Narcotic," "Marijuana," and "Sex Madness," directed this weirdly disjointed horror film that was written by his wife. A mad scientist's lab assistant falls into madness after he murders his boss and takes over his persona. What follows includes the reincarnation of an orangutan killer, gratuitous female nudity, and the eating of a cat's eyeball ("It's not unlike a grape or an oyster!"). This lobby card has pinholes in the corners, and very slight edge bumps and stains. The photo on the card is a still that has been attached to the card as were many of the low budget sets of that time. This is a wonderful piece from an early, and now cult classic, exploitation film. Very Fine/Near Mint.

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