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    Murder By Television (Imperial-Cameo, 1935). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). Maybe it was a case of the movies earliest fears about television, but this science-fiction murder mystery featured an inventor being murdered by his own television ray machine. Bela Lugosi plays one of the suspects- until his body turns up dead as well. So who solves the case? Lugosi! Playing his own twin, a police homicide detective on the force. The posters for this title are extremely rare and sought after by Lugosi collectors and only one other copy of this half sheet has sold in the past- for just over $9,000.00. This example was folded in half vertically once and has some pinholes and tiny tears in the borders. It also has some light staining in the lower left corner and smudging evident in the white borders and background. Very Fine-.

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    March, 2006
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