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    Destination Moon (Pathé, 1950). Insert (14" X 36").
    As everyone with any interest in movies knows, there was no shortage of science fiction films during the 1950s: films that documented supposed trips to the Moon, Mars, and beyond. What sets this film apart, however, is the fact that it was one of the very first to attempt to tell a compelling story with a high degree of technical accuracy. Using everything from paintings by renowned space artist Chesley Bonestell to Woody Woodpecker cartoons, the movie captured the imagination of the movie-going public, and even won an Academy Award for Best Special Effects. Consequently, this is a favorite of sci-fi collectors everywhere. This lovely insert has some soiling in the bottom left, a bend in the bottom left corner, a tear in the left border, and some smudging in the borders, but is extremely attractive overall. Folded, Very Fine.

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