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    Red Planet Mars (United Artists, 1952). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Science Fiction.
    Starring Peter Graves, Andrea King, Orley Lindgren, Walter Sande, and Marvin Miller. Directed by Harry Horner. An unrestored poster that displays signs of use. May include light edge or fold wear, slight fold separations, very minor paper loss, pinholes, or unobtrusive stains. Please see full-color, enlargeable image below for more details. There are pieces of archival tape at fold separations. Filmed at the height of the Cold War, this movie's theme of Good vs. Evil provides the centerpiece of this intelligently-written 1950s picture. When American scientists receive what they believe are radio signals from Mars, the news instantly transforms society. The Soviets try to use this upheaval to their advantage, but when further communications suggest that the Martians are ruled directly by God himself, absolute chaos ensues. Offered here is the rare "newspaper style" one sheet, a very attractive and desirable poster for any collector of 1950s sci-fi. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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