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    The Cat Creeps (Universal, 1930). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Rupert Julian (the director of Lon Chaney's The Phantom of the Opera) delivered this campy, creepy "old dark house" thriller with Helen Twelvetrees in a remake of 1927's The Cat and the Canary. Based off of John Willard's 1921 Broadway play, the popular story went on to spawn two comedic remakes, one from 1939 starring Bob Hope and another led by Bond girl Honor Blackman in 1978. This first-time presentation from Heritage boasts suspenseful stone litho artwork, hinting at how good this thriller may have been. Sadly, the film is now lost, and this one sheet is the only known copy that remains in existence. It has been well preserved over the years, and looks incredible after touchup to the folds, pinholes in the borders, and a chip in the right border. Very Fine- on Linen.


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