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    The Return of Chandu (Principal Distributing, 1934). One Sheet (27" X 41") Episode 12 -- "The Knife Descends.". Bela Lugosi stars as the famous magician, Chandu, who leaps to the rescue when a consultation with his crystal ball reveals that Egyptian princess Nadji is about to be sacrificed by the cat-worshipping Ubasti cult. This 12-chapter Principal Pictures serial was based on the "Chandu" radio program. Interestingly, Lugosi also starred in the 1932 adaptation of Chandu, not as the magician, but as a villain. The one sheet has an extra fold, tears in the borders, some minor crossfold tears, and chipping at the centerpoint. This poster is still quite nice and depicts Lugosi during the height of his career. Fine+.

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