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    Invaders from Mars (20th Century Fox, 1953). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    Production Designer turned Director William Cameron Menzies helmed this 50s sci-fi fantasy about a boy who believes his parents have been taken over by alien invaders. During this era, one of the more common story-lines in the movies involved peoples minds and bodies being "invaded" and reflects the nation-wide paranoia of a possible communist invasion. Like War of the Worlds and This Island Earth, the studios obviously felt that the science-fiction genre was important enough to film these movies in color -- an expensive process in 1953. The title card from the set has some surface dirt and smudging within the image and in the upper left corner. This card and a few others also have between one and two pinholes in them, however, this is minor and the cards are actually quite nice. Very Fine.


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