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    The Cat and the Canary (Universal, 1927). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Today, The Cat and the Canary is considered one of the true classics of the silent screen; German director Paul Leni's film adaptation of John Willard's black comedy stage success paved the way for the next twenty years of suspense/horror cinema. It stars one of Universal's leading female stars of the time, Laura La Plante, who is featured in this great scene card with character actress Martha Mattox, who plays the keeper of the old, dark house. This moody card displays all of the spooky atmosphere that made the film so great. The card has a clean tear in the upper border that extends into the border art, as well as a moisture stain in the upper right corner. There is a bend in the right border and slightly rounded corners. This is only the third card we have ever offered from this very famous film. Fine.

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