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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Allied Artists, 1956). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style B.
    A grim departure from the 1950's mutating, multiplying, mauling creature features, Invasion of the Body Snatchers takes a different play off of the rampant paranoia brought on by blacklisting McCarthyism. The unsettling concept that the enemy is very much among us manifests itself in the form of aliens (aka Communists) that arrive and take over human bodies in a small California community. Kevin McCarthy is the town doctor who first realizes the severity of the situation, and Sam Peckinpah (prior to becoming the great director) makes an appearance in a bit part and assisted with the screenplay. This incredibly popular "Spotlight Dance" half sheet had touchup to the folds, a few tears, and the upper left corner has been reattached. The poster still shows mild tears, tape stains in the borders, and dust shadows. Fine+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    18th-19th Saturday-Sunday
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