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    Dragstrip Riot (American International, 1958). Poster (40" X 60").
    There was an entire sub-genre of the teenage movie that catered to teens who had an interest in hot-rods and motorcycles and this may have been the pinnacle. Released in 1958, this film and poster featured motorcycles vs the Corvette, screaming across the drive-in screen at 120 miles per hour. Not only is it one of the best films of the genre, this poster is considered to be one of the best as well. The 40 X 60 poster was the preferred size and format of poster to display in front of drive-in theatres as it was far easier to see from the road than the conventional one sheet that indoor theatres preferred. There were two small tears in the upper border that have been reinforced on the verso with brown tape. There was another small tear in the right border and a small chip in the lower left corner that have been restored and airbrushed and there are still a few small crimps in the edges. Overall, the poster appears very clean. Rolled, Very Fine.


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