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CLASSIC UNIVERSAL HORROR POSTERS

 

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Universal Studios produced a series of distinctive horror, suspense and science fiction films from 1923 to 1960. The series began with the 1923 version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and continued with such movies as The Phantom of the Opera, Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, Bride of Frankenstein, Son of Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, The Ghost of Frankenstein,Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, Son of Dracula, and Creature from the Black Lagoon. The studio's leading horror actors were Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, and Lon Chaney, Jr., and the numerous directors included Tod Browning, James Whale, Robert Florey and Karl Freund.  Below are some of the best original release posters from the series.

DRACULA (1931)

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE (1925)

Phantom of the Opera (1925 US one sheet)

Phantom of the Opera (1925 US one sheet)

Phantom of the Opera (1925 US one sheet)

Phantom of the Opera (1925 US one sheet)

Dracula (1931 US one sheet - Style C)

Dracula (1931 US one sheet - Style F)

Dracula (1931 US one sheet - Style B)

Dracula (1931 US one sheet - Style A)

FRANKENSTEIN (1931)

Frankenstein (1931 US one sheet - teaser)

Frankenstein (1931 US one sheet)

               Frankenstein (1931 US six sheet0

Frankenstein (1931 US insert)

Frankenstein (1931 US half sheet)

Frankenstein (1931 Sweden one sheet)

MUMMY, THE (1932)

Mummy, The (1932 US one sheet)

Mummy, The (1932 US one sheet)

INVISIBLE MAN, THE (1933)

Invisible Man, The (1933 US one sheet)

Old Dark House (1932 US one sheet)

BLACK CAT, THE (1934)

Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932 US one sheet)

Invisible Man, The (1933 US one sheet - teaser)

OLD DARK HOUSE, THE (1932)

MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE (1932)

WEREWOLF OF LONDON, THE (1935)

Werewolf of London, The (1935 US one sheet)

Werewolf of London, The (1935 US insert)

BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN, THE (1935)

Bride of Frankenstein, The (1935 US one sheet - advance)

Bride of Frankenstein, The (1935 US one sheet)

Bride of Frankenstein, The (1935 US half sheet)

Bride of Frankenstein, The (1935 US insert)

Black Cat, The (1934 US one sheet - Style B)

Black Cat, The (1934 US one sheet - Style D)

Black Cat, The (1934 US half sheet - Style A)

Black Cat, The (1934 US half sheet - Style B)

DRACULA’S DAUGHTER (1936)

Dracula’s Daughter (1936 US three sheet)

Dracula’s Daughter (1936 US half sheet)

Werewolf of London, The (1935 US half sheet)

SON OF FRANKENSTEIN (1936)

Son of Frankenstein (1939 US half sheet)

WOLF MAN, THE (1941)

Wolf Man, The (1941 US one sheet)

Wolf Man, The (1941 US insert)

RAVEN, THE (1935)

Raven, The (1935 US one sheet)

Raven, The (1935 US half sheet)

Mummy, The (1932 US three sheet)

Frankenstein (1931 US three sheet)

LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT (1927)                                

London After Midnight (1927 US three sheet)

London After Midnight (1927 US one sheet)