Lot 5: Frankenstein 1951 Half-Sheet Poster

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2018-03-19 17:11:54

Lot 5

(Realart, 1951) Original color 25.75 x 19.5 half sheet movie poster for Realart's 1951 re-release of Universal's classic Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff as the monster. The impressive poster shows Karloff's monster swiping at the bright red title; Colin Clive is seen in the lower left as Dr. Frankenstein; and a scene from the film fills the lower right, showing Karloff's monster with Dwight Frye as Fritz. The poster has been trimmed and laminated against a 28.5 x 22.5 wooden mount. Irreversibly laminated against the wooden plaque and in very good condition, with trimmed edges and a repaired one-inch tear to the top edge. Provenance: From the collection of noted sci-fi writer Forrest J. Ackerman, Julien's, 2003.

Estimate: $1500-$2000

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