|1949 - This is a re-issue 3-sheet (41 x 81)movie
poster of the 1932 classic film FREAKS. This poster looks like it was never used and would
be in excellent condition with the exception it has been folded for years and there are
small tears in six of the fold seams. No part of the picture is missing. A very rare
poster ready for a linen backing.
This title is so rare that no 1932 one
sheet or 3 sheet has ever surfaced on the market (per all my Movie Poster price almanacs).
Only one original lobby card was sold in 1996 for $10,000. This is probably
due to the fact that the movie was banned from most theatres when it was originally
released in 1932.
This is the ONLY 3 sheet from this title we have ever seen.
Among classic horror films, FREAKS
stands alone as one of the most grotesque and the most controversial. Rarely seen since
its 1932 release, and banned in Britain for thirty years, it has achieved cult status as
the masterpiece of the macabre
The film features a cast of actual sideshow
freaks, human-beings of every conceivable physical aberration. yet the film soon reveals
that the normal members of the traveling carnival are the true monsters; pitiless,
conniving and murderous! When one beautiful trapeze artist discovers one of the freaks has
a small fortune, she lures him into marriage. But when she and her strongman lover plot to
kill him after the wedding, the enraged freaks defend their friend and take revenge on
their betrayers, transforming the aerialist into the most hideous side-show attractions of
From the acclaimed director of the original DRACULA,
Todd Browning, FREAKS is a fascinating drama of prejudice and injustice with
a provocative and timeless moral
A RARE FIND! $1995