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    Forbidden Planet (MGM, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Undisputedly a favorite among sci-fi classics, this 1950s futuristic twist on Shakespeare's The Tempest thrilled theatre goers from its very first showing and helped legitimize science fiction as a cinematic genre. MGM spared no expense for their first major sci-fi adventure with a stellar cast, phenomenal special effects, avant-garde electronic music scores, and outstanding production values. Perhaps its most important achievement, however, may be the debut of the beloved Robby the Robot, who has become one of the most famous automatons to ever appear on the silver screen. Professional restoration has addressed pinholes around the center crossfold, small tears in the top horizontal fold and the second "M" in "MGM," a small chip in the upper crossfold, and has applied touchup to the folds. There is come light visible staining in the "B" of "Forbidden." Very Fine- on Linen.


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    November, 2016
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