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    The Ghoul (Towa, 1933). Pre-War Japanese (31.5" X 43").
    For years, The Ghoul was considered to be a lost film, until a print turned up in the Czech National Archive in Prague. Boris Karloff stars as an Egyptologist who seeks immortality by being buried with an ancient jewel from a tomb. After his death, he returns from the grave to seek those who nabbed the jewels. The film drew inspiration from The Mummy which had been released by Universal the year before, and was inspired by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon's discovery of King Tut's tomb in 1922. This is a glorious and very rare, pre-war Japanese poster which is assuredly unique. Very Fine- on Linen.




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