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    The Incredible Shrinking Man (Universal International, 1957). Insert (14" X 36") Reynold Brown Artwork.
    One of the most thoughtful, intelligent, and compelling science fiction movies of the 1950s, this is the story of Scott Carey (Grant Williams), a man inadvertently exposed to radiation, who finds himself growing smaller and smaller, with no end in sight! As Scott continues to shrink, formerly benign things, like his pet cat, suddenly become large and menacing. Superb special effects, including Carey's life-or-death battle with a spider, enhance this existential film - adapted by screenwriter Richard Matheson from his own novel - which questions the very nature of human existence. This thrilling insert is considered by most to be the best poster from the title with Reynold Brown artwork depicting Carey's battle with his cat. The poster has undergone some restoration which includes a bit of airbrush touchup at places around the border and just into the white image area to the right of the cat. The backside has been airbrushed. Rolled, Very Fine-.


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