Potter & Potter Auctions of Chicago, Illinois, is auctioning a “previously unknown” insert poster for the 1947 re-release of Dracula. Listed as lot 37 in the Movies, Circus, Advertising & Posters Auction, the 35 ½” x 14” black and white unrestored poster has a starting price of $4,000. The catalogue describes the poster as “remarkably well-preserved, in bright unfolded condition with full margins, insignificant pinholes and chips at corners, and toning at edges. A-.”
Other items of interest to collectors of Bela Lugosi memorabilia in the 484-lot auction include individual lobby cards for The Ape Man (1943) and The Human Monster (aka Dark Eyes of London, 1939) and seventeen cards from various episodes of The Return of Chandu (1934).