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    The Scarlet Claw (Universal, 1944). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Offered less than a handful of times by Heritage, this hair-raising one sheet will cause quite a buzz with Sherlock Holmes fans. It's been said that The Scarlet Claw is the best film in the Holmes series created at Universal. Roy William Neill, who directed the majority of Holmes pictures, crafted this thriller with suspense in the same style as the Universal horror pictures of Lon Chaney and Bela Lugosi (whom he directed in Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man). A legendary glowing monster has been stalking the moors, and several people have been found dead with their throats ripped open. Holmes and Watson are called in and (of course) solve the murders. Brimming with sinister imagery in an unsettling color palette, this piece sets the perfect tone. Touchup to corners, folds and borders has restored the poster to display-ready condition. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    July, 2013
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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