Description

    Godzilla (Toho, 1956). French Petite (23.5" X 31.5"). Inspired by several very real events - the atomic bombing of Japan at Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War II, the hydrogen bomb explosion at the Bikini Atoll in March, 1954, and the subsequent irradiation of the fishing boat Daigo Fukuryu Maru - Gojira made his silver screen debut in this eponymously-titled film on November 3, 1954. A modern-day metaphor for the horrors of the nuclear nightmare that had been unleashed upon the world, the film struck a responsive chord in the Japanese public, the only nation ever to suffer through an atomic attack. Gojira, or Godzilla as he was rechristened when he made his Western film debut, was an instant hit, and has since starred in the most successful film franchise in movie history. Offered here is the original French petite with art by A. Poucel. Very Fine on Linen.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    7th-9th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 879

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

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

    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 2018 March 31 - April 1 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 #161742 spotlights


    Godzilla (Trans World, 1957). French Moyenne
    BID NOW


    To Catch a Thief (Paramount, 1955). Insert
    BID NOW


    A Night at the Opera (MGM, R-1948). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Viva Las Vegas (MGM, 1964). International One Sheet. Alternate Title: Love in Las Vegas
    BID NOW


    Bullitt (Warner Brothers, 1968). French Moyenne
    BID NOW


    Rio Bravo (Warner Brothers, R-1964). French Affiche
    BID NOW


    Star Wars (20th Century Fox, 1977). British Quad Academy Awards Style C
    BID NOW


    The 39 Steps (Gaumont, 1935). Framed Lobby Card & Autographed Card
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 July 29 - 30 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 July 29 - 30 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,809,325