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    Forbidden Planet (MGM, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    The Space Race was moving at full throttle when MGM launched its no-expenses-spared sci-fi adventure, Forbidden Planet. The studio splurged on cutting edge special effects and introduced moviegoers to the now legendary Robby the Robot. So impressive was the film, it influenced almost every sci-fi film to follow, and is even cited as the inspiration for the Star Trek series. During the opening of the picture, the narrator states that in the final decade of the 21st century, humans would land rocket ships on the Moon, which would have been about 140 years into the future. In fact, the first Moon landing occurred just 13 years later in 1969. This classic movie boasts an equally classic poster, one that is adored by collectors far and wide. In superb condition, professional restoration has touched up the folds. The linen has been trimmed to the border and there is light surface paper loss on the verso. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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