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    Night Key (Universal, 1937). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    David Mallory (Boris Karloff) invents a new, high-tech burglar alarm system to help combat crime, but when a group of criminals find out about his new device, they kidnap Mallory and force him to help them commit burglaries, bypassing the system he created. The horror genre was on the decline in 1937, and this was an attempt by Universal to present Karloff in a different type of movie. Offered here is the dramatic one sheet for this fine picture. It had fold wear with crossfold separation, pinholes in the corners, small chips in the right border, and some paper loss at the top vertical fold. All of these minor defects have been addressed via expert professional restoration, making the poster look as good as new. Additionally, it should be noted that the linen has been trimmed to the borders of the poster. This is a great piece, featuring a fabulous image of Karloff, that you will be proud to own and display. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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