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    The Birds (Universal, 1963). Insert (14" X 36"). Riveting Alfred Hitchcock horror tale of an isolated community ravaged by swarms of evil birds. Hitchcock based this film, which introduced Tippi Hedren and co-stars Rod Taylor, on the Daphne DuMaurier novel. Throughout the film, there was never any explanation given as to what provoked the birds to begin the vicious attacks, starting very subtly with a sea gull swooping down and pecking at Hedren's head, and escalating dramatically as hundreds of birds converge on a children's party. Hitch planned to have the four survivors escaping to San Francisco and finding it covered in birds, too! This insert has pinholes, an edge chip, a few scuffs, and a stain in one corner. The poster has been professionally restored and mounted on paper, giving it a very clean appearance. Very Fine- on Paper.

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    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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