Frankenstein poster (1931)
Frankenstein poster (1931)

A poster for the 1931 “Frankenstein” movie, starring Boris Karloff, has been sold by Heritage Auctions in Dallas for  $262,900 ($au338,000) – a new record for an insert movie poster. (Insert posters are printed on card stock and designed to be inserted into display cases in movie theaters.)

The poster is 35 centimetres wide and 91 centimetres tall.

The poster had been bought for a few dollars in 1968 or 1969 and kept in a closet for the past 30 years.

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