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    The Land Unknown (Universal, 1957). One Sheet Mailer (27" X 41"). On an Antarctic expedition, three men and a woman fly a helicopter through a fog bank and discover an uncharted tropical crater a thousand feet below sea level. It doesn't take long before a plethora of dinosaurs makes their presence known, along with a survivor from a previous group of explorers. This is a mailer one sheet that was sent out to theater owners to let them see what the poster would look like. The opposite side of the poster folds out to reveal different tag lines and photos from the film. The poster has pinholes, a piece of tape in one corner, small corner scuffs, an edge tear on one fold line, and light wrinkling along the fold lines. Reynold Brown was one of the leading freelance artists in Hollywood and virtually defined the look of Universal's horror and science-fiction film ad campaigns with his distinctive style. Brown worked in gouache on illustration board as in this beautiful image. Very Fine+.

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