by Karoly Grosz
- 1 Sheet Recreation Movie Poster
Lithograph on paper, limited edition
Dimension: 27" x 41"
Boris Karloff’s makeup took 4 hours to apply, he endured steel leg struts and
shoes, and sixty-five pounds of padding in order to play the role of the
monster. It was well worth it, with Universal making five million dollars from
The style is typical of illustrator Karoly Grosz, who created many images for
Universal’s horror flicks, including Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), The
Old Dark House (1932), The Mummy (1932), Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932), The
Bride of Frankenstein (1935), Wives Under Suspicion (1938).
Cast: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Mae
Clarke, John Boles, Dwight Frye, Edward Van Sloan, Frederick Kerr, Lionel
Belmore, Arletta Duncan; Directed by: James