Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Forbidden Planet (MGM, 1956). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). Style A.
    Robby the Robot, who became a star in his own right, made his debut in this classic science fiction film, a loose adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Tempest. A rescue mission sent to Altair IV, captained by Leslie Nielsen to investigate the disappearance of the Bellerophon, finds lone survivor Walter Pigeon and his beautiful daughter Altaira (Anne Francis), along with Robby. Unfortunately, they also find a horrific monster, the last remnant of the civilization that used to inhabit the planet, that threatens to destroy them. In terms of desirability, this is one of the top science fiction posters of the 1950s, due to its terrific, eye-catching graphics. This gorgeous style A half sheet shows only light edge wear and corner pinholes. Folded, Very Fine+.


    Please see full-color, enlargeable images above for more details.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2011
    25th-26th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 819

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

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

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    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
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 March 27 - 28 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

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #162040 spotlights


    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Columbia, 1964). Folded, Overall: Fine/Very Fine. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Psycho (Paramount, 1960). Folded, Fine-. Trimmed One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Bullitt (Warner Bros., 1969). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Lolita (MGM, 1962). Folded, Fine+. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    North by Northwest (MGM, 1959). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Gorgo (MGM, 1961). Folded, Very Fine. Insert (14" X 36") Joseph Smith Artwork
    BID NOW


    Rope (Warner Bros., 1948). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. Half Sheet
    BID NOW


    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Columbia, 1939). Very Fine-. Lobby Card
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search