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    The Mummy (Realart, R-1951). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    In its earliest form, this movie was to be based on the life of Cagliostro, an eighteenth century occultist - and, according to some, forger, thief, swindler, and charlatan - who eventually ran afoul of the Inquisition. Due to the overwhelming interest in Egyptology at the time - sparked, in the previous decade, by the discovery of King Tut's Tomb - it was decided to change the setting from France to Egypt, and to make the main character a resurrected mummy rather than an alchemist. The result was star Boris Karloff's second great creation, ably aided by Jack Pierce's fabulous make-up. The re-issue lobby card offered here features a chilling portrait of Karloff as Imhotep, it has very light bends in the top left and right corners, and a small stain in the top border, but is otherwise in superb condition. Very Fine+.

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