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    Phantom of the Opera (Universal, 1947). First Post-War Release Printer's Proof French Grande (47" X 63").
    Claude Rains, who had become an important player in Universal's monster series, became the studio's choice for the remake of their silent classic starring Lon Chaney. Based on Chaney' film and Gaston Leroux's classic story, Rains portrayed the Phantom to perfection as he tries to seduce the young Christine with his concerto and music lessons. An ominous image of Claude Rains as the Phantom is seen overlooking all on this French grande from artist Constantin Belinsky. The poster has edge wear, cross fold separation, fold splits, archival tape on the verso, and bleedthrough from printers writing on the verso. Folded, Fine+.


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