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    Shadow of Chinatown (Victory, 1936). Stock One Sheet (27.5" 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. This 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 has benefited from professional restoration to correct paper chips in three borders, a long tear in the right border, fold wear, and small crossfold chips and tears. Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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