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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Allied Artists, 1956). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). The 1950s were a time of great prosperity and even greater paranoia, when we, as a nation, saw UFOs in every cloud, and Communists behind every bush. Out of this time of great national fear came some exceptional films, films that took the very real fears that Americans felt regarding Communist infiltration, and bent them around science fiction themes, in which invading aliens stood in for invading Russians. One of the best, and most disturbing, of these Cold War-era films was Invasion of the Body Snatchers, in which innocent townspeople are slowly but surely replaced by soulless dopppelgangers hatched from bizarre alien pods. Starring Kevin McCarthy, this film artfully tapped into America's deepest fears, resulting in a movie that is as potent as it was when it was first screened. Mint.

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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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