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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 teamed 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. Charles Laughton and Melvyn Douglas subdue Karloff (as the murderous butler, Morgan) as he goes on a rampage. Cards from the early Universal Horror series are highly collectible and extremely difficult to find, but among this elite group, cards from The Old Dark House are among the hardest to locate. This is one of only three scene cards in the set to picture Karloff. Pinholes in the corners, light stains in the top border, and creases near the right corner. Very Fine-.


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