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    The Black Camel (Fox, 1931). Swedish One Sheet (27.5" X 39.5").
    One of the very best of the early Charlie Chan films, The Black Camel features Warner Oland in his second outing as the famous Chinese detective. This is one of the few films in the series that actually used Hawaiian locations. Here, Chan tries to solve the murder of an unpleasant young actress and another related murder that was committed a few years earlier. Bela Lugosi appears in the film as "the fortune teller to the stars", Tarnaverro, a phony mystic who knows more than he lets on. The exceedingly rare Swedish poster offered (a Heritage first!) features an outstanding stone litho image of Oland, and Lugosi in profile just below. Bright, saturated colors make this an irresistible showpiece. The poster has not been folded, a top left corner crease can be detected, and touchup has been applied to small chips and tears in the left border. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


    Estimate: $4,000 - $8,000.

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    July, 2013
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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