Skip to main content


    Forbidden Planet (Loews - MGM, 1956). Poster (40" X 60"). Leslie Nielsen, Walter Pidgeon and Anne Francis star in one of the most important sci-fi movies ever made. Posters featuring robots represent the pinnacle of collecting for the 1950s sci-fi genre, and are the most desirable and sought after images in the hobby. This unrestored original poster is silk screened, making it an almost impossible find. There is a two inch tear in the bottom border and pinholes in the corners. Some cracking has occurred from handling and there is a diagonal crease in the image. The wear at the borders and other flaws can be easily repaired with a proper restoration. Once cleaned up and mounted on linen, this poster will display nicely. This is one of the most difficult to find and sought after artifacts from this science fiction masterpiece. Rolled, Fine-.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Small Flat (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2006
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 994

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 July 28 - 29 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Auction #161811 spotlights

    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). Window Card

    Jaws (Universal, 1975). One Sheet

    Rear Window (Paramount, 1954). Window Card

    Whoopee! (United Artists, 1930). Window Card

    King Cowboy (FBO, 1928). Title Lobby Card

    Elvis on Tour (MGM, 1972). British Quad

    South of the Rio Grande (Columbia, 1932). Title Lobby Card & Lobby Card

    Roman Holiday (Paramount, 1953). Window Card

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 18 - 19 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 18 - 19 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,843,783
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    REALIZED $53,064.25