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    Destination Moon (Pathé, 1950). Insert (14" X 36").
    The 1950s was a decade saturated with films that documented fictitious trips to the Moon, Mars, and beyond. What sets this film apart, however, is the fact that it was one of the very first to attempt to tell a compelling story with a high degree of technical accuracy. Using everything from paintings by renowned space artist Chesley Bonestell to Woody Woodpecker cartoons, the movie captured the imagination of the movie-going public, and even won an Academy Award for Best Special Effects. Consequently, this is a favorite of sci-fi collectors everywhere. A real looking rocket blasts off over a sleeping metropolis, while cartoon strips tell of outer space dangers on this very fine insert. It shows pinholes in the borders, a top edge tear, and a small stain in the right border, but is extremely attractive overall. Folded, Very Fine-.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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