This is the Original (1sh) 1954 Lobby Card CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON. It has the Number "8" near the bottom right area (in the blue water), indicating it is the Number 8 Lobby Card of this 8-Card set. The entire original Lobby Card set can be found in the book "They're Already Here", Page 68, written by James A. This Lobby Card was used by. To promote this movie when it was released in 1954.
It is not a reprint nor a reproduction. The movie stars Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Dennis , Antonio Moreno, Nestor Paiva, and Whit Bissell.It was directed by Jack Arnold. This unrestored movie Lobby Card measures 11" x 14". It comes with an unattached stiff cardboard backing. This original movie Lobby Card is graded C8, Very Fine.
Original movie Lobby Cards are graded as follows from the top down: C10 (Mint), C9 (Near Mint), C8 (Very Fine), C7 (Fine/Very Fine), C6 (Fine or Very Good), C5 (Good to Very Good), C4 (Good), etc. The Lobby Card has a very presentable appearance and is immediately ready to be framed and displayed with excellent results. Most of the minor flaws occur along the borders and the few in the image area are difficult to see unless under bright light and very close inspection. Restoration could alleviate all of these flaws.
If you are interested in this Lobby Card and would consider having it restored, just let us know. We can either have it restored for you and just add the cost of restoration to the price of the Lobby Card, or we can refer you to one of the restoration companies that we use.
That said, the Lobby Card - as is - is certainly very presentable wit excellent results. We believe that the original 1954 Lobby Card CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON has excellent investment value.Almost all original movie posters, Lobby Cards, etc. Of the incredible two decades of sci-fi and horror movie of the 1950s and 1960s are always in great demand by fans and collectors alike. In addition, we believe that when it comes to original Lobby Card complete sets, the Lobby Card or Cards in that set that feature the main actor or actors, or in the case of sci-fi and horror, feature the monster or threat, or in this case, the CREATURE generate more interest and demand and thus greater value.
This Lobby Card certainly is a great depiction of the CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON in its element. If you have any questions, please let me know. I have been collecting original movie posters for over 30 years. I understand that buyers, like myself, expect representations of items for sale that are accurate, complete, and truthful.We do not use "stock" photos. Thanks for taking a look. I have a number of other original movie posters and Lobby Cards listed and generally we are listing new items each week. The item "CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON Original 1954 Lobby Card, 11 x 14, C8 Very Fine" is in sale since Thursday, April 2, 2020.
This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Lobby Cards\Originals-United States\1950-59". The seller is "4306bakbarry" and is located in Nokesville, Virginia. This item can be shipped worldwide.