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    "Frankenstein" Sound Disc. Released in theaters during the early days of the sound era, Frankenstein -- and many other films -- made use of the Vitaphone system that played the soundtrack off of records such as this one, which is matched to reels 2 and 4 of the horror classic. When the projector rolled, the phonograph turned at a fixed rate and played sound in sync with the film. Vitaphone discs were played at 33-1/3 rpm to increase the playing time so that it matched the running time of a reel of film. Also unlike most phonograph discs, the needle on Vitaphone records moved from the inside of the disc to the outside. This particular disc is well worn, a common factor with the system, with snatches of dialogue audible over the surface noise, as well as some quite audible yells from the Monster. A fascinating piece of film history.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
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