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    Murders in the Rue Morgue (Universal, 1932). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). This film is one of the formative films in the great 1930s Golden Age of mad scientist films. It was the second mad scientist film ever made, following the massive success of "Frankenstein" (1931). The lobby cards for "Murders" are extremely rare. This is the only card in the set to feature a caption, "The Discovery in the Chimney" and marks an important moment in the movie as Leon Waycoff discovers the body of one of Erik's victims. This is one of the moments in the film that can actually be attributed to Edgar Allan Poe's original story from 1843. There are pinholes and creases in the corners, a few scattered pinholes in the borders and background graphics and one small hole in the dark portion of Waycoff's coat. The card was professionally restored, rendering these defects hard to detect. From the collection of Johnny Ramone. Fine/Very Fine.

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