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    Mark of the Vampire (MGM, 1935). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Although Lionel Barrymore receives top billing, there's no doubt that the real draw of this film was - and still is - Bela Lugosi, in this sound remake of director Tod Browning's legendary silent film, London After Midnight (1927). In this version, Lugosi plays Count Mora, a vampire who, along with his daughter Luna (Carroll Borland), is terrorizing a small European village. Although many fans object to the ending - in which the vampires are revealed to be actors hired to help flush out a murderer - others see it as a sharp satire on the then-current conventions of horror movies. Whatever your feelings on the ending, there's no denying that this is a particularly attractive card, featuring Elizabeth Allen and Barrymore. Paper from this picture is exceedingly rare, making this a significant opportunity for collectors of vintage horror memorabilia. We've only offered a handful of pieces from the original release of this picture, so don't miss out on this chance to add this beauty to your collection! The top left corner has been replaced, and touchup was applied to the other three corners and a pinhole in the top blue background. Fine/Very Fine.


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