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‘World’s most expensive’ film poster to be sold for $700,000

9 November 2010


‘World’s most expensive’ film poster to be sold for $700,000

A one of its kind poster of the world’s most famous monster is set to become the most expensive film poster in history.

The Style E teaser poster for ‘The Bride of Frankenstein’ is expected to sell for over $700,000.

“It’s the only known copy in that style – there were three different posters for that film and there is only one copy of each left. Only a few posters were signed and while there were great illustrators, such as Norman Rockwell, we don’t know who did this one,” the Independent quoted Grey Smith of the Heritage Auctions, as saying.

Rachel Reilly, vintage film poster specialist at Christie’s said horror-film posters from the 1930s were the “blue chip” items of the market.

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via DNA

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