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    Invaders from Mars (20th Century Fox, 1955). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    William Cameron Menzies, known primarily as an art director and production designer, ventured into the world of directing with this science-fiction tale. The film is one of the most memorable of the entire genre as a young boy (Jimmy Hunt) sees a flying saucer land near his house and he goes to investigate. Pretty soon, he notices that everyone in town, including his parents, act different and that they appear to have been brainwashed by an evil alien invader. This was a major color production from 20th Century Fox who saw the potential of the genre as they had had a major success with The Day the Earth Stood Still two years earlier. This one sheet is dated 1955 and this is considered a misprinted date from a second printing of the poster, still in it's original first release. One of the nicer things about the second prints is that the colors are much brighter than the first print. There is very minor wear to the poster in the form of some extremely tiny tears in edges and some separation and extremely minor paper loss at the center points. Very Fine+.


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