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    The Blob (Paramount, 1958). One Sheet (27" X 41"). "Beware the Blob!" Good advice, especially for star Steve McQueen, in this sci-fi classic. When McQueen was signed for this picture, he was offered either a $2,500 flat fee or 10% of the profits. With no faith in the picture, he took the flat fee. The movie went on to gross more than $4 million against a cost of less than $240,000, and has become one of the premiere sci-fi films of the era. The gorgeous one sheet offered here had pinholes in the corners, with an enlarged pinhole in the upper right, fold wear, and a chip in the left border, as well as the upper tagline having some touchup work performed as well, but professional restoration has addressed these issues handily. Very Fine on Linen.

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