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    Psycho (Paramount, 1960) Half Sheet (22" X 28"). Alfred Hitchcock's acclaimed horror film is as riveting today as when it was filmed forty-five years ago. Janet Leigh steals a large amount of cash from her firm and skips town with it. When she checks into the Bates Motel on a rural highway that evening, she meets Norman (Anthony Perkins) and later on...his mother. This may be the definitive Hitchcock picture. No other film of his packed as much suspense, horror and psychological obsession in it than this one did. The film was "inspired" by serial murderer Ed Gein who had killed a number of women that "threatened" him with their sexuality. Gein's case would inspire another legend in the horror genre, "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." The posters for this title are among the most collected in the hobby. This half sheet has been paper backed to flatten the fold lines and repair to a couple of tack holes in the borders. The borders have not been airbrushed as evidenced by the light stains still showing in the bottom border. Very Fine on Paper.

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