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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Allied Artists, 1956). Insert (14" X 36").
    Whether you enjoy this picture as a political metaphor - various critics have read the movie as a thinly disguised allegory for either the dangers of blacklisting during the McCarthy era, or a cautionary tale about the imminent danger of Communist invasion and infiltration - or an extremely suspenseful sci-fi classic, there's no doubt that this is one of the best genre movies of the 1950s. The screenplay was adapted from Jack Finney's novel by Daniel Mainwaring and stars Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter. The pair flees the mayhem on this colorful insert with its iconic "hand" artwork. From the collection of Wade Williams. Folded, Fine+.


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