The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Thursday, November 26, 2015

Only Known 1936 Three-Sheet from Dracula's Daughter Tops Movie Poster Offering
The only known surviving three sheet from Universal's 1936 Dracula's Daughter. Estimate: $25,000+.
DALLAS, TX.- Two spectacular and exceedingly rare movie posters - the only known surviving three sheet from Universal's 1936 Dracula's Daughter (estimate: $25,000+), the follow-up to 1931's classic Dracula, and the only known Style B half sheet from Warner Brothers 1936 The Petrified Forest (estimate: $30,000+) - anchor Heritage Auctions' May 25-26 Signature(r) Vintage Movie Poster Auction.

"Having just one of these posters in an auction would normally be a significant achievement, let alone both," said Grey Smith, Director of Movie Poster Auctions at Heritage. "The combination of early Universal horror in Dracula's Daughter and early Humphrey Bogart and Bette Davis should prove irresistible to collectors."

Advanced collectors have also taken note of the presence of a one sheet to United Artist's 1926 The Black Pirate (estimate: $20,000+), a classic silent swashbuckler movie featuring Douglas Fairbanks in one of his most famous roles and certainly in the most desirable film poster of his career, along with a stunning 1939 one sheet for 20th Century Fox's The Hound Of The Baskervilles (estimate: $20,000+), the film that was the first of the 14 Sherlock Holmes movies made with Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce.

A door panel set of 4 posters to the United Artist's 1965 Beatles movie Help! (estimate: $18,000+) will present broad appeal to collectors of rare Fab Four memorabilia as well as discerning movie poster aficionados, as these amazing door panels are considered by most to be the rarest of the Beatle film posters.

"This is the only film of the band's three live-action features that had a door panel set produced," said Smith, "It's shown in the press book as selling to the exhibitor for $7.50 for the entire set. The expected price on this treasure proves that someone was very smart more than 45 years ago to save these and keep them in such fine condition."

Further highlights include, but are certainly not limited to:

The Haunted House (Metro, 1921), one sheet (27" X 41"): One of Buster Keaton's greatest and most iconic films. Estimate: $15,000+.

White Woman (Paramount, 1933), full bleed one sheet (26.5" X 39.75"), Style A: On this rare and dramatic one sheet, Carole Lombard's classic blonde beauty is rendered to perfection along with co-stars Charles Laughton and Kent Taylor. Only known copy. Estimate: $15,000+.

A Day At The Races (MGM, 1937), one sheet (27" X 41"), Style D: Perhaps one of the Marx Brothers' last great comedies, a fabulous poster with artwork by Al Hirschfeld, which Heritage has never offered before. Estimate: $10,000+.

Jezebel (Warner Brothers, 1938), one sheet (27" X 41"): Bette Davis stars in one of her greatest roles as beautiful, free-spirited Southern belle Julie Marsden. Estimate: $8,000+.

Babe Comes Home (First National, 1927), title lobby card (11" X 14"): Babe Ruth shines as minor league baseball star Babe Dugan in his second starring role. Estimate: $8,000+.

Swing Time (RKO, 1936), one sheet (27" X 41"): A highly desirable poster from one of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers greatest collaborations. Estimate: $8,000+.

Adventures of Captain Marvel (Republic, 1941), six sheet (81" X 81"): This is the only known copy of this six sheet for the first superhero film adaptation of a comic book, announcing the coming of the 12 chapter series. Estimate: $10,000+.

The March 25-26 auction features several great early Walt Disney cartoon movie posters, with the grouping anchored by a United Artist 1932 three sheet Mickey Mouse Stock Poster (estimate: $18,000+), used to announce the general arrival at a movie house of everyone's favorite then-new cartoon mouse, a poster featuring an early version of Mickey Mouse, just four years removed from his revolutionary first appearance in Steamboat Willie. As a complement to this rare Mickey poster, the auction will also feature a one sheet to Columbia's 1932 Mickey Mouse feature The Musical Farmer (estimate: $15,000+), along with Donald Duck feature posters, including a one sheet to RKO's 1939 The Hockey Champ (estimate: $14,000) and 1940's Mr. Duck Steps Out (estimate: $12,000+).

Universal horror highlights continue with a superbly preserved half sheet for Universal's 1942 the Ghost of Frankenstein (estimate: $15,000+) - a very rare opportunity to obtain a poster in such impeccable condition - along with a truly gorgeous copy of the title lobby card from Universal's 1935 Werewolf of London (estimate: $14,000).

Today's News

March 15, 2011

After Forty Years, An Exhibition in Paris Features the Sculptural Work of Joan Miró

Exhibition of Seldom-Seen Watercolours by Emil Nolde to Open at Pinakothek der Moderne

Late Queen Juliana's Attic Sale Draws Crowds of Royal Fans at Sotheby's in Amsterdam

Leading British Art Collector Charles Saatchi's Ex-Wife Sells Off Art at Christie's

National Portrait Gallery Marks the Centenary of Sir William Schwenck Gilbert’s Death

Rare Ferrari 340 Mexico Tops RM Auction's Record $24 Million Amelia Island Sale

American Artist Roxy Paine Installs "Inversion" in the Billy Rose Art Garden at the Israel Museum

Valencia's IVAM Presents a Retrospective Exhibition of the Sculptor Baltasar Lobo

Phillips de Pury & Company Announces Highlights from Bric 2011 Sale

Recent Acquisitions to Cleveland Museum of Art's Collection Announced

Rare Norman Rockwell Exhibition Makes Only Northwest Stop at Tacoma Art Museum

Keith Haring's 10-Piece Apocalypse Series Donated to Gay & Lesbian Center

Paolo Baratta and Bice Curiger Present Concept for This Year's Biennale:"'ILLUMInazioni"

Poppy Sebire Presents the Exhibition Player Player Player

Maya Schweizer/Clemens von Wedemeyer Present "Metropolis. Report from China" at the Frankfurter Kunstverein

Los Angeles Birthplace Becomes Battleground over History

Specialist in Dutch 16th and 17th-Century Drawings, Jane Turner, to Head Rijksmuseum Print Room

One of the Most Important Letters by Gandhi to Come to the Market in Thirty Years for Sale

China Overtakes Britain as the World's Second Largest Art and Antiques Market

Antik A.S. to Offer an Exceptional Auction of Modern and Contemporary Turkish Art

Amon Carter Museum Names Jessica May Associate Curator of Photographs  

Only Known 1936 Three-Sheet from Dracula's Daughter Tops Movie Poster Offering

Japan Nuclear Woes Prompt Visitors to New Mexico Museum

Study Says Use of Fire Relatively Recent in Europe

Star Names Announced for The Tate Movie Project

Italian, French and American Design Highlight Heritage Auctions' First Decorative Arts Event in Beverly Hills

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- First solo exhibition by the American artist Mickalene Thomas in Belgium opens at Galerie Nathalie Obadia

2.- Israel accidentally finds ancient mosaic that served as pavement for a courtyard in a villa

3.- The address of Johannes Vermeer's the Little Street discovered by Rijksmuseum curator

4.- The nine lives of Russia's Hermitage cats that root out unwanted guests: Rodents

5.- Robbers make off with masterpieces by Rubens and Tintoretto from museum in Verona

6.- 17th century letters at Museum of Communication reveal refugees 'sense of loss'

7.- New museum dedicated to the artist Mu Xin opens in Zhejiang Province, China

8.- Who are the most prolific art collectors in the US today?

9.- Rubens House brings newly discovered study for a portrait by Van Dyck to Antwerp

10.- "The Nude in the XX and XXI century" curated by Jane Neal opens at Sotheby's S/2 London

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez
Social Network Manager and Translator: Norma Cristina Pérez Ayala Cano

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site