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    Jungle Mystery (Universal, 1932). One Sheet (27" X 41"). This adventure series stars Tom Tyler, a popular action star of the '30s and later became well-known for Captain Marvel in Republic's 1941 serial. This poster (Chapter 8 "Trapped by the Enemy") is a vibrant example of classic serial imagery. One of the most exciting poster designs for this serial, "Trapped" has a kinetic energy that sets it apart from most of the other "Jungle Mystery" artwork. The piece is fragile and shows signs of use with three instances of centerpoint separation and some separation at the top and bottom of the vertical fold. There are several small 1/8'' tears in along the upper left hand edge of the poster, as well as a slightly crimped lower left hand corner. This beautiful artwork typifies the period and is a precursor to the "Indiana Jones" films. A rare find. Fine+.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2005
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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