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    2001: A Space Odyssey (MGM, 1968). Special International Italian-Printed Display Posters Group of 12 (27.5" X 39.25").
    A giant step forward in the science fiction genre, this film set a new standard for special effects, and stood as the leading movie of its type until the coming of Star Wars in 1977. It should come as no surprise, then, that paper from this picture is considered extremely collectible, especially the rare and seldom-seen formats that were created to promote this groundbreaking release. Although the posters presented here were printed in Italy, we believe that they were intended for international use - note the lack of titles - as the Italians were printing a number of deluxe lobby sets for worldwide release at this time. Due to their size, we expect that these pieces were used mainly for premiere or other large attendance releases. Hence, they are extremely rare, potentially one of the rarest poster styles created for the original release of this landmark film. Heritage is proud to present this fantastic set during the fiftieth anniversary of Kubrick' s seminal masterpiece. It's only Heritage's second time to offer this complete display set, which once had creasing in the posters' interiors that has been touched up. They have also been skillfully airbrushed at the bottom to address chipping and paper loss at the lower edges. Fine+ on Linen.


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