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    2001: A Space Odyssey (MGM, 1968). Cinerama Hilton Hotel Promotional Poster (27" X 40.5").
    One of the most significant science fiction films ever produced, this epic saga was based on Arthur C. Clarke's story, The Sentinel. The story of humanity's evolution, with the help of a mysterious black monolith, this film set the standard for virtually all science fiction films to follow, with its top-notch special effects and deeply philosophical storyline. This lot features a rare poster created for a promotional arrangement with Hilton Hotels that can be seen on page 16 of the pressbook, as photographed. There is a thin layer of masa paper affixed to the back of the poster, which was never folded. Touchup was applied to a horizontal tear in the top left corner, a tear and two small holes in the ceiling of the space station, slight creasing in the bottom section, a hole in the bottom right white background, two tears in the left border, and two tiny areas of missing paper in the right border. Pressbook is not included in this lot. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.




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    Auction Dates
    March, 2016
    26th-27th Saturday-Sunday
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