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    Forbidden Planet (MGM, 1956). Italian 2 - Fogli (39" X 55") Averardo Ciriello Artwork.
    A thrilling space adventure, Forbidden Planet has long been considered one of the greatest sci-fi classics of the 1950s. With its incredible special effects, Eastman color production, and the invention of Robby the Robot, MGM knew they had a hit on their hands. And indeed, to this day, the posters for this title are requisite for any serious science fiction collection. Definitely a treat for genre fans, poster artist Averardo Ciriello lends his beautiful style to the beloved characters on this Italian 2 - fogli, the first Heritage has ever offered. Restoration has addressed paper loss in the lower left corner through the director and producer credits, another large chip from the border into Anne Francis' shoulder, and chips in the top and upper right borders that have been replaced. Touchup has been applied to the folds, pinholes, and small border tears. One tear extended into Walter Pidgeon's credit, and the borders have been airbrushed. These skilled repairs contribute to the impact of this incredible poster, which now looks fantastic and ready for display. Fine- on Linen.


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    November, 2017
    18th-19th Saturday-Sunday
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