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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Allied Artists, 1956). Three Sheet (41" X 81"). In the 1950s "dirty rotten commies" (Communists) were seen under every bed and around every corner. So it was no surprise that the film industry would respond with paranoia pictures such as this one. One of the best of that frightening genre, this was a story about alien pods that came to Earth to create soulless duplicates of people worldwide. The resulting bedlam made for a gripping film. Paper from this popular title has always been avidly sought by collectors, and this classic image of Kevin McCarthy and lovely Dana Wynter running for their lives, variations of which were used on other posters for this release, is widely considered one of the best designs of the era. The three sheet offered here shows light edge wear, pinholes in the borders and field, paper tape on the reverse, and fold wear with separation and small paper loss. This is a classic poster from a great movie. Fine+.

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