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    The Phantom of the Opera (Universal International, 1962). Reynold Brown Original Artwork in Gouache (13" X 18.5" mounted to 16" X 20").
    Prolific artist Reynold Brown produced some of the most memorable poster art of the 1950s and 1960s, including the horror classics Attack of the Puppet People, The Creature From the Black Lagoon, The Masque of the Red Death, The Pit and the Pendulum, etc... working mainly for Universal, but also freelancing at American International, and MGM. One of his most famous designs is for The Phantom of the Opera, and this striking original painting is for the insert poster. It is painted in gouache on paper, which is mounted to matt board. Gouache was the medium Brown most often used for his poster designs, and is a richer form of watercolor. This dramatic scene is just sensational in person and features Brown's superb attention to detail. There is pencil writing at the bottom of the matt board. For any fan of Universal/ Hammer Films Horror, this is one very special find. Very Fine.


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