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    The Ghost Ship (RKO, 1943). Three Sheet (41" X 81"). RKO Producer Val Lewton produced some the eeriest films from the WWII, era including such classics as "Cat People" and "I Walked With a Zombie." This small film set aboard a ship cast Richard Dix as a psychopathic captain who controls this ship to the point of killing some of the crew. Interestingly, Lewton was sued shortly after this film opened. He and RKO were charged with plagiarizing a script that had been offered to him. The court ruled against him and the film was pulled from circulation and not seen for almost fifty years. The artwork done for most of the early to mid forties Lewton productions is some of the most sought material in the poster hobby. This poster was most likely executed by artist William Rose. Offered here is a very rare three sheet from this title. Fine on Linen.

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