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    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+.


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