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    Destination Moon (Pathé, 1950). One Sheet (27" X 41"). A singular collaboration between giants in their field -- science fiction writer Robert A. Heinlein, astronomy artist Chesley Bonestell, and uber-producer George Pal -- led to this landmark speculation on man's first voyage to the moon. The production team strove for scientific accuracy at every level (as opposed to most "space opera" movies of the day), and the end result is one of the most intelligent and respected films of the '50s. There's even an appearance by Woody Woodpecker, explaining how rockets work, in an animated segment created especially for the film. This beautiful one sheet features a lush image of the sleek rocketship in flight. The poster had pinholes in the corners, borders, and field, chips out of the top right corner and right border, a tape lift at top center border, and damage where a small snipe was removed in the lower left. Excellent professional restoration has been applied to these issues, and the poster has a like-new appearance. Very Fine- on Linen.

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    November, 2008
    7th-9th Friday-Sunday
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