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Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« on: February 17, 2014, 02:10:58 PM »
Hi as a kid I had a black light or glow in the dark Frankenstein poster that I won at a carnival as a kid , i would love to find another one if any one has one for sale please please get in touch with me.
the back ground was of the castle . thanks
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Re: Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2014, 05:37:44 PM »
Welcome to the UMA, Sam!

Hope you find your poster! I remember having a few of those BL posters. No Frankie, though.
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Re: Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2014, 05:31:56 PM »
Sam, I also won two black light posters at the carnival back in the 1970's, one of the devil or a demon and one of Frankenstein with a castle. I won them throwing darts at some stars. I would say they were around 11" X 14" and it was somewhere between 1975-1978. I betcha anything it was the same poster! I was young, so the measurements may be skewed. Lots of greens, reds, yellow and purple colors and black in the posters. The devil had big wings and a pointed tail of course and the Franky poster I think he was sort of a side view and maybe some steps and the castle. I have been looking for these posters for years! I haven't even found a picture of it. Best of luck to you my friend, and if you find two, please look me up! I promise you I will do the same for you,  if I find two.

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Re: Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2014, 08:56:16 PM »
Growing up I had a black light Frankenstein but it was just a large head on the poster.

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Re: Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2014, 11:35:27 PM »
I was wondering if this is what you are looking for.  I won it a long time ago just before we were transferred to France in the Air Force. I got it throwing darts and somehow I managed to hold on to it after all these years. It is a black light poster on black velvet and has the Universal license mark on the bottom.  It is still in near mint condition with just 4 tack holes on the corners. I have almost finished expanding my Universal Room and this will still hang in it with a smaller frame. Sorry, it is not for sale but I wanted to use it as a reference to see if this is what you were looking for.

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Re: Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2014, 05:37:57 PM »
Steve, I am 95% sure that is the one I had from the carnival. I remember the colors, the lightning bolts, the brick/castle, his hand stretched out, etc... Is it about 11" X 14" or so? Of course there may have been different sizes. What is to the left of Franky? And is there a date?
Thanks so much for posting!

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Re: Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2014, 10:54:11 PM »
Yes, the date is 1975. I tried to get a more frontal shot for you but the battery in my camera is dead right now. This picture is taken from my site of  my collections which I will be updating soon because I just put an addition on my Universal Room. I didn't really measure it but I would say it is more of a 16 x 20. To the left of Frankenstein there are 3 villagers with torches. Frankenstein has a wool coat on which indicates this drawing was inspired by Son Of Frankenstein.
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Re: Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2014, 09:16:04 PM »
Thank you Steve! That sounds more and more like what I had. Yeah, definitely the "Son of" wool vest was on mine. I forgot about the villagers and I sort of remember a trail and maybe some steps. I clearly remember writing on the bottom and a date. Unless I am blending details of the other poster of the demon. There can't be two poster designs so similar from that time frame. Love that poster. Would love to see a straight on shot some day. Thanks again!

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Re: Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2014, 01:42:19 PM »
Just got through reframing it. Here is a straight on shot

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Re: Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« Reply #9 on: August 26, 2014, 12:11:10 PM »
Yeah, that's the one, Steve! Thanks so much for posting this photo. I sure wish I still had this poster; very cool!

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Re: Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2015, 02:17:59 AM »
Yes omg omg !!!!! Steve that is the poster
I had as a kid , thank you so much omg I hope to
God I can find one again . Amazing thank you so much

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Re: Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« Reply #11 on: April 10, 2015, 01:31:47 PM »
Just got through reframing it. Here is a straight on shot




That is really cool looking. A lot of times monster stuff at carnivals were goofy renditions of the monsters but this is a nice Karloff Frankie and the background is cool too. Must look great under a black light.

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Re: Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« Reply #12 on: April 10, 2015, 01:53:22 PM »

They sold all the Monster black light posters (there were many different) in head shops and record shops, too. That's where I always got them.

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Re: Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« Reply #13 on: April 10, 2015, 02:14:13 PM »
They sold all the Monster black light posters (there were many different) in head shops and record shops, too. That's where I always got them.

You just made me have a flashback Monster Bob!

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Re: Black light velvet frankenstein poster from the 70's
« Reply #14 on: April 11, 2015, 02:52:25 AM »
I WONDER IF SOMETHING LIKE THIS CAN BE REPRINTED...