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    The Return of Chandu (Principle Pictures, 1934). One Sheet (27" X 41"). This was a 12-chapter Principal Pictures serial based on the radio program "Chandu the Magician." Bela Lugosi stars as the famous magician, Chandu, who goes to the rescue when he consults his crystal ball and sees that Egyptian princess Nadji is about to be sacrificed by the cat-worshipping Ubasti cult. Lugosi also starred in the 1932 adaptation of Chandu, not as the magician, but as a villain. This poster has fold line wear with separation at the fold line intersections, border imperfections: stains, holes, and minor areas of paper loss and smudge marks. This poster is from Chapter 2 entitled, "The Knife Descends," and features an illuminous green image of the eerie Lugosi. Fine +.

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