Poster After Midnight

September 15, 2010 at 4:49 am (One Lil' Picture)

The last known print of Lon Chaney’s London After Midnight (1927) was destroyed in a vault fire 45 years ago. Just as rare is the original one-sheet poster for the film. No copies have ever turned up, even though Chaney was a top star at the time and the film was widely exhibited. The only large poster known to exist is this one from the Argentinian release. It sold at auction for over $41,000.

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– – – Christopher Snowden

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2 Comments

  1. Donna said,

    Well, if William K. Everson (and I think Forrey Ackerman) are to be believed. The posters and stills are probably the best thing about London After Midnight.

  2. diane said,

    Jennifer I agree with you. After years of seeing those tantalizing
    photos of Lon Chaney, reading WKE article about “London
    After Midnight” gave me an even bigger shock than the photos.

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