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    Boris Karloff Night World and The Old Dark House Photos. After Frankenstein, Universal proclaimed Karloff "the Sensation of the Film World" and starred him in two new pictures in 1932. This lot includes three 8" x 10" stills from Night World, with Karloff as dapper but doomed nightclub owner Happy MacDonald. There are also eight 8" x 10" stills from Boris' follow-up horror film, The Old Dark House, elegantly directed by Frankenstein's James Whale and boasting Boris as the nightmarish butler Morgan. (Check out that broken nose!) These include portraits and shots of Karloff with co-stars Charles Laughton, Gloria Stuart, and Melvyn Douglas, as well as five negatives. In overall Good to Very Good condition. From the Boris Karloff Estate Collection. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Sara Karloff Sparkman.

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    October, 2008
    4th-6th Saturday-Monday
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