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    The Day the Earth Stood Still (20th Century Fox, 1951). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Panic ensues throughout Washington, D.C. when a spacecraft lands near the White House in this wildly popular film from 1951. Klaatu (Michael Rennie), a soft-spoken interplanetary traveler, has come with a message of peace for Earthlings, along with his "bodyguard" Gort, a robot who emits death rays when danger threatens. Robert Wise (an editor for Orson Welles who became a fine director in his own right) directs this classic that instilled within the genre a political subtext that reflected the anxieties of post-WWII America. This very scarce one sheet has been restored to address fold wear and some separation, as well as cross fold wear and pinholes in the corners. The colors are as vibrant as the day it was printed and the poster now displays beautifully. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    March, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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