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    Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (Columbia, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41"). From the Collection of Wade Williams.
    Ray Harryhausen took a temporary break from the worlds of fantasy and monsters and invested his enviable talents at stop-motion animation into this classic science fiction thriller. Set during the height of the Cold War era, this thriller found a scientist trying to stop an alien invasion. The aliens prove to be more than capable of defeating the Earth's conventional weapons until the scientists discover a means for stopping them. Harryhausen's work was spectacular and the attack by the UFOs remains one of the best to ever appear on screen. The top border around the film's tagline has had airbrush to the white areas. There is also a bit of color touchup to the white in the title but otherwise, this is an exceptional example of this classic 50s poster. From the Collection of Wade Williams. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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