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    The Deadly Mantis (Universal International, 1957). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    For fans of the 1950s giant monster genre, this impeccable lobby card set is a home run! A towering preying mantis attacks a military base after being thawed out of an Arctic iceberg, then heads to warmer climes to terrorize the citizens of Washington, DC. The film was in good company in the 50s, as it shared the screen with similar giant bug extravaganzas, such as Them!,Beginning of the End, and Tarantula. This set showcases fantastic images of the massive mantis demolishing vehicles and scaling the Washington Monument. The only signs of wear are staple holes in the top border of each card, and one card has paper tape on the verso. From the collection of Wade Williams. Very Fine+.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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