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    The Cat Creeps (Universal, 1930). Lobby Cards (3) (11" X 14").
    The film may be lost, but these super rare cards from this early Universal horror film sure show the fun we're missing! Director Rupert Julian (Lon Chaney's, The Phantom of the Opera) had a hit with a fine cast of Helen Twelvetrees, Jean Hersholt, Lilyan Tashman, and Neil Hamilton. Note the creepy hand coming out of the hidden panel, the eerie purple spiral wall shadow, and the large, superimposed question mark over the face of the maniacal killer, meant to encourage theatre goers to guess who it might be. Each card has a different inset photo of one of the stars. The cards have been restored and touched-up, with the borders replaced and a tear in the bottom image of one card patched up. Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2011
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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