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    Posted 9 years ago

    JMCozzoli
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    Here's a nice sampling of Mexican lobbby cards for horror movies. What often stands out are the colors, use of fonts and their color, and positioning of the movie scene. Often the subject matter focuses on a female victim being assaulted by some creepazoid. I especially enjoy the masked wrestler-oriented cards, and their subject matter includes vampires, zombies, mummies, and witches, among other nasties. You can view more of my collection at http://www.zomboscloset.com/zombos_closet_of_horror_b/mexican-horror/.

    Often the card condition is not ideal, but given the nature of these cards, it's hard to find them in very good and up condition. I preserve them using mylar sleeves and buffered backing boards that are acid free. Many of these lobby cards show acid browning, so I try to arrest that as much as possible.

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    Conrad Nagel & Claire Windsor in Tin Hats 1926 Original Silent Film Lobby Card
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    Original 1927 William Fox Silent Film 11x14 Color Lobby Card "The Gay Retreat"
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     ROMAN HOLIDAY  ORIGINAL LOBBY CARD  1953 TITLE CARD #1 AUDREY HEPBURN
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    Dorothy Dalton in The Moral Sinner 1924 Original 11x14 Silent Film Lobby Card
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    Conrad Nagel & Claire Windsor in Tin Hats 1926 Original Silent Film Lobby Card
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    1. Hunter Hunter, 9 years ago
      These are amazing - thanks for sharing! The combo of sex-appeal and horror is particularly creepy. Love them :)
    2. JMCozzoli JMCozzoli, 9 years ago
      Good way to put it. Sex and terror sells (at least to the male audience ;). Go figure. I'll post more, especially the Luche Libre ones, which I really enjoy.
    3. Hunter Hunter, 9 years ago
      great to hear! what is Lucha Libre? or I guess I can just wait until you post :) checking out your blog now...
    4. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 4 years ago
      My daughter and I were visiting a friend in Patagonia, AZ a few years back and crossed the border, about 25 min, into Nogales. There, we did what we always do, and found a delapated old Junk" store--Shelves that were untouched, crumbling etc--We found an old weather-beaten shop-keep, and I asked about VHS movie ( I collect them too-)-and was led to another dirt floor " add on room" to the shop. I honestly was afraid to go in--my daughter (an adult) refused to. In there, I found ,probably, the movies that went with your movie cards... Same GREAT covers. for 25 cents American each. There were 7, I recall. I was going to sell them on eBay. But to my "horror" bugs had made "adobe haciendas" inside!! Ha ha!! Still, I cleaned them out, and cleaned the cases to sparkling --all ready??? NO! First thing I should have dome was try to play them!! EEEEK! Full of bug parts--the cemetery?? Well, I gave up and tossed everything--
      -Now I find ("maybe?) the very person who would have live to display the clean and shiny boxes???
    5. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 4 years ago
      OOOPS That should have read "the very person who would have loved to display the clean and shiny boxes""...
    6. PoliticalPinbacks PoliticalPinbacks, 4 years ago
      All the monsters of yesteryear, A kid down the road used to show such movies in his garage for a dime we paid it just to hang out.
      Remember "Sir Graves Ghastly" Saturday afternoon movies
    7. roddyq roddyq, 4 years ago
      Lucha Libre/ Wrestling
    8. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 4 years ago
      Verne Gagne.

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