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    Godzilla (Trans World, 1956). Poster (30" X 40").
    When discussing science fiction posters from the 1950s and scarcity is the topic, 30" X 40"s and 40" X 60"s are often brought up as these formats were printed in such small runs and were distributed very sporadically. Many theater owners wouldn't buy these more expensive posters as they had no place to display them. This is a beautiful and unrestored copy of a 30" X 40" from one of Japan's greatest exports, Godzilla. The long running franchise was begun with this amazing film by director Ishiro Honda, who uses the 400" tall mutant dinosaur as a metaphor of the devastation wrought on Japan by the atomic bomb. This rolled copy has only the most minor edge wear and tiny bits of surface wear. There is a small stain in the right border. This is the only copy of this poster we have ever offered and less than a handful are known to have survived. Rolled, Very Fine+.


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    March, 2012
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
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