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    Boris Karloff The Mask of Fu Manchu Photo Negative. "What can one so poor as Dr. Fu Manchu do for you?" leered Boris Karloff in The Mask of Fu Manchu, MGM's deliriously kinky horror classic of 1932. This negative presents Karloff in a pose as resplendently high camp as the film itself, in full Fu regalia, wearing a towering bonnet that would have been the envy of Carmen Miranda. A marvelous memento that captures the aura of Karloff's high-spirited, tongue-in-cheek performance. Excellent condition. From the Boris Karloff Estate Collection. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Sara Karloff Sparkman.

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    November, 2009
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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