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    Glenn Cravath Mandrake the Magician Movie One-Sheet Preliminary Painting Original Art (Columbia Pictures, 1939). Lee Falk, co-creator of Mandrake, often lamented his failed attempt with Federico Fellini and Marcello Mastroianni to develop a Mandrake the Magician movie during the 1970s. Falk could console himself with the success of a much earlier film featuring his character, the 1939 serial from Columbia. This cliffhanger (shown theatrically in weekly chapters) stars suave Warren Hull. Hull is depicted in this vivid rough-draft work-up by Cravath, one of the more prolific poster designers of Old Hollywood. Watercolor, tempera, and graphite on Illustration board, with painted white highlights. Image area, 9.25" x 14.25". Uniform overall toning. Marginal notes. Excellent condition.

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    November, 2016
    17th-19th Thursday-Saturday
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