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    The Invisible Man (Universal, 1933). Window Card (14" X 22"). James Whale, director of "Frankenstein," takes on H.G. Welles' tale of a scientist who discovers invisibility with disastrous results. Claude Rains portrays scientist Jack Griffin, a man who becomes insane from the side effects of the invisibility drug "monocane," and goes on a homicidal rampage, leaving hundreds of victims in his wake. Mortally wounded by police bullets at the end of the film, Griffin dies and slowly begins to reanimate. The incredible special effects by John P. Fulton and John Mescall show each layer of bone, nerves, and skin, coming together to give the viewers their first glimpse of the Invisible Man's face. Rains' verbal performance was so commanding that he became an overnight movie star, after working twenty years on the stage. There are two tears that extend into the graphics, creases, small holes and scratches. The poster has been professionally restored, rendering these defects very hard to detect. From the collection of Johnny Ramone. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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