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    The Old Dark House (Universal, 1932). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Just one year after the immense success of Frankenstein, director James Whale and star Boris Karloff team-up again in this seminal gothic horror classic. Stranded by storms and flooded roads, travelers Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton, Raymond Massey, Gloria Stuart, and Lillian Bond seek shelter in the old dark house, and find themselves at the mercy of a family of eccentrics. In a superb homage to Frankenstein, Bond cries "He's alive. He's alive" after Douglas stirs from having been knocked out in a fight with the pyromaniac Saul. This fabulous card has had professional restoration to address a tiny corner chip, a tear in the left side, a minor tear at the right edge, and pinholes in the borders. There was some paper lifting on the reverse, at the bottom border, that does not show through to the front. This is one of the best scene cards from the set, with nearly all the stars appearing. Fine/Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2009
    23rd-25th Thursday-Saturday
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