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    The Invisible Ray (Universal, 1935). Pre-War Australian Daybill (15" X 40").
    In this Universal sci-fi/horror classic, we are treated to fantastic performances by both Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi. Karloff is Dr. Rukh, a scientist who invents a telescope that can look deep into space and into the past. After he sees a meteor that landed in Africa centuries ago, he and Dr. Benet (Lugosi) travel to the dark continent in search of the rock. Dr. Rukh is exposed to radiation, which turns him luminous and slowly deteriorates his mind. This daybill had fold wear, a tear in the top border with a chip, multiple tape lifts and tears in the right border with one going into the image, a crease in the top right corner, and surface paper loss in the left border. Professional restoration has returned this poster to its original splendor. With the great image of Karloff, this rare daybill is quite a treat for horror enthusiasts. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2009
    20th-22nd Friday-Sunday
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