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    Metropolis (UFA, 1927). Jumbo Lobby Card (14" X 17").
    With the recent discovery of the complete version of Metropolis and the reissue of this 1927 classic in theaters across the world, the interest in the paper on this title has never been higher. Gustav Frohlich stars as Joh Fredersen coming to the aid of one of the many anonymous workers of Metropolis. This jumbo lobby card, from Fritz Lang's legendary science fiction epic, is one of the few that have ever surfaced. Paper of any kind on this title is among the most sought after in the hobby, even surpassing the likes of original Universal horror. The card has a four inch tear in the lower border that extends through the "E" in the title, a smaller tear that goes through the "u" in Paramount, corner creasing in the lower right, several light creases within the card and replacement to the tips of the upper and lower right corners. Although these flaws sound fairly significant, they do not distract from the overall integrity and visual appeal of this rarity. Truly, this is a unique opportunity to acquire an item on the greatest science fiction classic of them all. Very Good/Fine on Paper.




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    Auction Dates
    July, 2011
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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