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    Shadow of Chinatown (Victory, 1936). Stock One Sheet (27" X 41"). In this exciting 15-chapter serial, Bela Lugosi stars as Victor Poten, a mad scientist of Asian and European parentage, cast out by both groups, who seeks to destroy everyone in a west coast Chinatown to gain a twisted revenge. Only the heroic efforts of Martin Andrews (Herman Brix) save the day in the end, overcoming such fiendish devices as solar death rays, deadly gas, a virtual army of Asian followers, and even poisoned food. Offered here is the stock one sheet for this fabulous serial - not to be confused with the one sheet for the feature version, released at roughly the same time - featuring a wonderful portrait of Lugosi. The poster had crossfold separations with areas of paper loss and fold wear, missing corners, tape scuffing on the borders, and a small hole in the "N" of "Chinatown," but now has a near Mint appearance after the benefit of professional restoration. This is one you'll display proudly. Very Good+ on Linen.

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    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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