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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Allied Artists, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41"). As the "red scare" swept the nation during the 1950s, feelings of paranoia overwhelmed the populace that they would be "taken over" by communists. The filmmakers of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" played upon this fear by using space pods as a metaphor for communists. This poster also plays on these psychological fears using a "red" background and a huge hand (fivers -- a reference to fifth columnists, communist spies) reaching for the fleeing citizens! As a bonus, this poster has been signed by the two principal players in the film, Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter. A classic poster for a classic film. Very Fine on Linen.

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