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    The Batman (Columbia, 1943). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Batman's historic first screen appearance was this premier segment of a 15-episode serial. Titled Chapter One, "The Electrical Brain," this film introduced Batman's butler Alfred and the Batcave to both the cinema and the comics. Strict serial regulations, however, meant that Batman and Robin were portrayed not as vigilante crime fighters, but as FBI agents. Restoration has corrected some fold and crosspoint separation, as well as a few small tears. There are some minor stains and some toning along one area of corrected fold separation. This poster is mounted on linen and beautifully restored. The work is near-perfect and the image's blasts of color are rich and vibrant. This is the first time we have featured a poster from the Chapter one of this serial in one of our auctions and it is one of the better sheets form the serial as the inset photo features Batman and Robin. It is a real treasure for Batman fans as well as lovers of classic serials. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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