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    Godzilla (Toho, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41"). The scourge of Tokyo towers over fiery ruins and screaming bystanders, belching radioactive fire on the populace and stomping into the hearts of monster-lovers everywhere. Originally directed by IshirĂ´ Honda as an allegory for Japan's oppression after World War II, the movie was stripped of its subtext for American audiences, with Raymond Burr (as "Steve Martin") clumsily edited in to cover the missing footage. This American one sheet presents Gojira in all his pulpy glory. This poster has a 2" tear in the right border, an extra vertical fold near the bottom, minor crossfold separation, and pinholes down the center vertical fold. Regardless, the vivid colors and sharp printing strike still pop like the day it was printed. Fine/Very Fine. From the Janowicz Collection.


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