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'Frankenstein' Original Vintage Movie Poster, Belgian, 1950s

US$2,212.15

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A spine chilling small-format Belgian poster for a 1950s re-release of the Classic 1931 Universal horror 'Frankenstein,' the most iconic of the many film adaptations of Mary Shelley's chilling Gothic novel of the same name, largely due to Boris Karloff's definitive portrayal of the creature, which cemented the image of Frankenstein’s monster in our collective consciousness. Rather oddly, the artist Bos erroneously depicted Glenn Strange (who played the role in the 1940s) as the looming monster rather than Karloff. The clashing garish colours and grisly scene have a strikingly nightmarish impact, making this hair-raisingly scarce poster a magnificent alternative to the exceptionally rare examples from the original 1931 release, which change hands for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Printed in Belgium by L. & H. Verstegen, Brussels. Conservation backed on linen. Backing and minor color touching have smoothed and diminished one horizontal and one vertical fold line with creasing across folds, and a few minor nicks and tears to edges. Some darkening to paper edges. Image and colors otherwise excellent.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 55.25 cm (21.75 in.)Width: 36.83 cm (14.5 in.)Depth: 2.54 mm (0.1 in.)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950s
  • Condition
    Additions or alterations made to the original: Conservation backed on linen. Backing and minor color touching have smoothed and diminished one horizontal and one vertical fold line with creasing across folds, and a few minor nicks and tears to edges. Image and colors otherwise excellent. Wear consistent with age and use. Some darkening to paper edges. Unframed. Will be shipped rolled in a heavy duty shipping tube.
  • Seller Location
    Devon, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: F000231stDibs: LU4110312312563

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    Ships From: Devon, United Kingdom
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