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    The Blob (Paramount, 1958). Three Sheet (41" X 81").
    "Beware of the Blob!" So we are warned in the groovy title theme (by famed composer Burt Bacharach) to this classic drive-in chiller, when a meteorite crashes to earth bearing a strange, and amorphous, visitor. This was the first film of a three-film deal that star Steve McQueen signed with Paramount. Reportedly, McQueen was so difficult to work with on this production that he was released from future commitments. McQueen was offered either $2,500 or 10% of the profits for this film, and unfortunately for him, took the $2,500. The movie, which cost about $120,000 to make, ended up grossing over $4 million. This exquisite three sheet, which features the title monster in all its scarlet glory, shows minor signs of handling. The poster has pinholes in the bottom border and corners, a small crossfold separation, and tape stains where the two sections join and in the top corners. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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