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    The Mummy (Universal, 1932). Herald (6" X 9" unfolded).
    A relative unknown before his star-making turn in 1931's Frankenstein, by the time Boris Karloff made this, his second monster picture, he was already being billed exclusively by his surname. A haunting picture, this film took advantage of the Egyptology craze that swept America during the 1920s and early 1930s, providing an appropriately spooky and mysterious backdrop for this chilling classic. It helped to cement Universal's popular horror franchise as one of the most successful series of films in movie history. Offered here is an exceedingly rare, sarcophagus-shaped herald for this immortal film, featuring wonderful shots of all the cast members, including Karloff in full Mummy regalia. Save for a pinhole in the bottom left, and two small stains on the back panel, this highly desirable piece is in outstanding condition, worthy of a place in the finest collection. Very Fine.


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