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    The Thing from Another World (Fida Cinematographia, R-1961). Italian Photobustas (8) (18.5" X 26.5"). .
    Almost never seen at auction, these fantastic photobustas are filled with photos of cast members in key scenes, and fabulous sci-fi border art. Howard Hawks' early foray into the science fiction genre took advantage of the national anti-communist feelings of the time to help enhance the horror elements of the story. McCarthyism and the Korean War added fuel to the notion of Americans stalked by a force which was single of mind and "devoid of morality." But in the end, it is American soldiers and scientists who triumph over the evil force--or the monster in the case of the film. Even today, this is considered one of the best of the genre, and these rare Italian posters are a superb find. Signs of light handling include pinholes, edge wear with small tears, wrinkling, a tax stamp on each, and the posters have been folded in half horizontally. The original envelope is also included. From the collection of Wade Williams. Fine+.


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    March, 2012
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