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    Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (Columbia, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    This is one of the most unforgettable of the alien invasion films of the 1950s, due in large part to the marvelous special effects work of stop-motion genius Ray Harryhausen. While similar in plot points and themes to both The War of the Worlds and The Day the Earth Stood Still (even going so far as to use stock footage from this film) the thrills are heightened by painstakingly created scenes of flying saucer-caused devastation, including a saucer crashing into Union Station, the destruction of the Capitol building, and the collapse of the Washington Monument. Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, and Donald Curtis star as helpless humans fighting off the alien invasion. This one sheet has staple holes in the corners and a few in the black field, edge wear at the right side with a small tear, a crease in the lower left corner, and anextra vertical crease. These issues do not detract from the fantastic artwork. Very Fine-.


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