The Scarlet Claw (Universal, 1944). Fine+ on Linen.Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionThe Scarlet Claw (Universal, 1944). Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41").
It's been said that The Scarlet Claw is the best film in the Sherlock Holmes series created at Universal, and the one sheet rarely turns up at auction. Roy William Neill, who directed the majority of the Holmes pictures, crafted this thriller with suspense in the same style as the Universal horror pictures of Lon Chaney Jr. and Bela Lugosi (whom he directed in Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man). Restoration has addressed a stain in the center of the poster, tears, pinholes, and fold wear. The borders have been airbrushed.
Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000.
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