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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Allied Artists, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    At a time when America was seeing Communists under every bed and Martians behind every fencepost, films in the "invasion from within" genre were incredibly popular. Although some movies pointedly suggested a Russian takeover of the U.S. (Red Nightmare with Jack Webb was one such), most went for a slightly subtler approach. In the pantheon of this genre's greats, Invasion of the Body Snatchers tells a tense and an unsettling story of residents of a small town who are mysteriously replaced by alien replicas grown from giant seed pods. This hysteria-capturing one sheet has been restored to address tears in the upper right border into the background and in the left upper border, cross fold separation, fold wear, a chip in the top right corner, right border, bottom left corner, and bottom border, a 1/4" paper loss in the left border, and has had touch up to the folds and borders. An excellent piece of nostalgia from the Cold War era! Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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