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1940 poster for Black Friday starring Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi.<br />
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A rare collection of 1930s and 40s cinema posters discovered by two builders after they were used as carpet underlay have emerged for sale.<br />
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The classic Hollywood movie posters are from the halcyon days of cinema and include well known names such as Alfred Hitchcock, Sir Laurence Olivier and John Wayne.<br />
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The near pristine posters, which measure up to 7ft 2in by 6ft 5in, include some titles which have never been seen at auction before.<br />
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Auctioneers Rogers Jones & Co say it is difficult to predict what the posters will sell for as no comparisons have ever come to market but the collection of about 120 posters could fetch thousands.<br />
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The posters will be sold on September 15 at the Cardiff saleroom.