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    Shadow of Chinatown (Victory, 1936). Stock One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Star Bela Lugosi is in fine form as Victor Poten, a mad inventor and chemist who is hired by a European importing cartel to wipe out their competition in an unnamed West Coast city with a striking similarity to San Fransisco's Chinatown. Through fifteen hair-raising chapters, Poten utilizes a series of diabolical devices to achieve his grisly ends. Only novelist Martin Andrews (Herman Brix) stands in his way, aided by the lovely Joan Whiting (Joan Barclay). A magnificent serial, this highly attractive stock sheet will no doubt prove irresistible to the chapterplay aficionado. It had pinholes in the corners of the image, crossfold separation, a tear in the right side that extends into the image area, and a small tear and small chip in the top border. After linen backing, which has been trimmed to the edges of the poster, and expert professional restoration, this poster now looks like a million dollars, just waiting to take its rightful place in your permanent collection. Fine+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2009
    23rd-25th Thursday-Saturday
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