Stunning Rare Vintage Movie Poster Insert for this Karloff/Lugosi Horror Classic “The Raven”. Originally released in 1935, this is the 1948 re-release poster. As you can see from the enlargeable image above, the vintage movie artwork is stunning! With chilling closeups of the two iconic horror legends Boris Karloff & Bela Lugosi. Very rare as only two others have ever appeared on the market.
Condition: As seen in the images above and below, this Original 1948 Insert is in very good condition with no missing pieces or major tears and has nice bright colors. It does have several pieces of tape on back, including along the fold lines to reinforce the folds from splitting . Tape also to repair some minor tears in border area. That said, the poster is simply stunning and very presentable as is. But, the new owner always has the option of having it linen backed and minor flaws restored. But, many of our customers prefer a 100% Unrestored gem like this as is. So we’ll leave it up to the new owner if he/she wants to have it linen backed.
The Raven (Realart, R-1948). Insert (14″ X 36″).
Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi combine their talents for the macabre in one of the better Universal horror films of the 30’s. Lugosi is Dr. Richard Vollin, a crazed scientist who has a penchant for duplicating Edgar Allen Poe’s methods of murder and torture. With the forced assistance of his henchman, Edmond Bateman (Karloff), he tries to eliminate the hindrances standing between him and his “Lenore,” Jean Thatcher (Irene Ware) — namely,