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    Mothra (Columbia, 1962). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14"). When the first Godzilla movie was released in 1954, parent Toho Studios realized they had an enormous hit on their hands. A sequel, titled Gigantis, the Fire Monster for its American release, was quickly produced, followed by several additional dai kaiju (giant monster) films, including Rodan (1956) and Varan (1958). One of the most successful of these giant monster thrillers was Mothra, starring a giant caterpillar who transformed into a giant moth and was worshipped as a god by the inhabitants of a remote tropical island. As the Godzilla franchise continued - the fourth film in the series actually pitted Mothra against Godzilla himself - Mothra became a force for good, fighting to protect the world from the monsters that threatened to destroy it. To this day, Mothra continues to be one of the biggest stars in the Toho firmament. Offered here is a complete set of lobby cards for Mothra's debut movie, looking every bit as clean and pristine as the day they rolled off the printer. Snow white borders, sharp corners, and bright colors make this about the nicest set of lobbies one is ever likely to find for this popular film. Mint.

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