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    20 Million Miles to Earth (Columbia, 1957). Poster (40" X 60").
    Obviously feeling that New York and Tokyo had seen more than their fair share of destruction by giant monsters, the makers of this classic sci-fi film decided to make Rome the epicenter of disaster, when a mysterious spaceship lands outside of Sicily, bearing a strange passenger. The initially-diminutive creature, dubbed Ymir, soon grows to gigantic size, and goes on a rampage that leads to the famed Colosseum and a fiery climax. Bringing Ymir to life is special effects genius Ray Harryhausen, in one of his earliest genre efforts. This impressive poster shows some slight surface paper loss in the Ymir's shoulder, some cellophane tape on the reverse, a tear in the bottom border that extends into the image area, some staining in the right border, two holes punched in the top border with slight tearing, edge tearing with some paper loss, and creasing in the borders and image area. These slight flaws not withstanding, this is a wonderful, and no doubt rare, poster that will certainly enhance any advanced sci-fi collection. Rolled, Very Good.


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    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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