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    The Day the Earth Stood Still (20th Century Fox, 1951). Three Sheet (41" X 81"). Based on Harry Bates' short story "Farewell to the Master" (in which Gort was the controlling force), this science fiction allegory attracted A-list director Robert Wise because of its anti-military stance. For the kids, however, it was all about Gort, laser beams, flying saucers, and "Klaatu barada nikto." Of course, Gort himself is one of the coolest robots in the history of the genre, and what could be more exciting than a poster that presents the sleek automaton almost life size? That's what you'll get with the amazing three sheet poster for this science fiction classic, with big G looming large over leading lady Patricia Neal (in a cocktail dress!), his laser beam unleashed. This amazing unrestored poster has some staple holes at the corners, crossfold separations with fold wear, and a few small holes in the field, but the awesome color and razor-sharp printing are not diminished in the least. Once fully assembled, this is one of the most awe-inspiring sights in science fiction movie poster history. Fine/Very Fine.

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    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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