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    Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (Columbia, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41"). While the film itself is largely an amalgam of stock footage (from such notable films as The War of the Worlds, Rocketship X-M, and The Day the Earth Stood Still), as well as footage of an airshow crash, the launch of Viking rockets, and German V-2s crashing to earth, it is memorable for such classic scenes of alien destruction as the collapse of the Washington monument, the saucer crash into Union Station, and the obliteration of the Capitol building, all rendered with frame-by-frame precision by Harryhausen. Once you see the film, with its painstaking special effects and its high production values, it's easy to understand why it has had such lasting appeal. This poster had pinholes in the corners, crossfold separation, minor tears in the image area, and an extra vertical fold on both edges. A distributor's stamp on the back, shows a slight bleed-through. All of these issues have been addressed with professional restoration, making this a poster that displays very nicely, with a high degree of eye-appeal. Very Fine- on Linen.

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