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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Allied Artists, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Don Siegel's low budget sci-fi masterpiece was based on a novel by Jack Finney and told the story of alien space spores intent upon taking control of the human race, one body at a time, by transforming into exact physical likenesses of their victims and then destroying the bodies. Its original working title was "They Came from Another World." A prologue, new ending, and voice-over narration were added shortly after the film's initial release, to help moviegoers keep up with its non-linear plotline. "Body Snatchers" is often thought of as a Hollywood metaphor for the McCarthy hysteria that gripped America in the 50s, an unrelenting message that preached the possibility that the enemy is among us. There is minimal fold line wear with just a touch more at the intersections, one tear in the upper right corner that extends into the red background, pinholes, and tiny border tears. The poster has been professionally restored rendering these defects virtually undetectable. Very Fine on Linen.

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