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    The Day the Earth Stood Still (20th Century Fox, 1951). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Regarded as one of the greatest science fiction films ever made, Robert Wise's classic set the bar for all other entries in the genre. A former editor for Orson Welles, Wise brilliantly instilled within the film a political subtext that reflected the anxieties of post-WWII America. Klaatu (Michael Rennie), a soft-spoken interplanetary traveler, brings forth a message of peace or destruction for Earthlings. The destruction part is personified by his robot bodyguard Gort, who can (and does) emit death rays when threatened. Always in high demand, this outstanding one sheet features unmatched graphics of Gort, and our planet literally in the grips of another race. Professional restoration has addressed pinholes in the borders, a small tear in the title, and a chip in the upper right corner. The borders have been airbrushed, with touchup applied to the folds. No serious science fiction collection would be complete without this vivid poster. Very Fine- on Linen.




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    November, 2015
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