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    The Crimson Stain Mystery (Metro, 1916). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Episode 1 -- "The Brand of Satan."
    In this exciting early serial, kindly Dr. Montrose (Thomas J. McGrane) develops a serum he hopes will boost human intelligence. Unfortunately, it has the opposite effect, turning his subjects into hideous monsters bent on murder and destruction. It's up to reporter Harold Stanley (Maurice Costello) and the professor's pretty daughter Florence (Ethel Grandin) to find the brains behind this band of killers, identifiable only by a crimson stain in one eye. This lovely poster, entirely different than other sheets we've seen from this title, is in superb condition; only some fold wear with tears - now rendered virtually invisible after expert professional restoration - keeps this treasure from an even higher grade. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    19th-20th Friday-Saturday
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