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    Godzilla (Toho, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41"). One of the biggest "mon-stars" in film history tramples the landscape in this classic one sheet. Originally conceived as an allegory for the nuclear nightmare Japan had suffered at the end of World War II, the film's message was totally lost when it was re-cut for American audiences. Nevertheless, this version, which includes a pre-"Perry Mason" Raymond Burr, became a big hit in Japan when it was released there. This poster, which has been professionally restored, shows the typical fold wear as well as some extra creasing, a small tear in the left border, and pin/staple holes in all the corners. There is also an enlarged pinhole in the top left, and the bottom left corner, which was missing, has been replaced. None of these flaws detract from the great visual appeal of this classic, which presents very nicely. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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