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    The Thing from Another World (RKO, R-1961). Italian 2 - Foglio (39".25 X 54.75").
    This rare Italian reissue poster was inspired by Howard Hawks' early foray into the science fiction genre. The director took advantage of the 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 this film. Even today, this is considered one of the best of the genre, making this scarce poster a terrific find. Artwork by Sandro Symeoni, aka Simeoni (A Fistful of Dollars, The Blob) and excellent condition are added bonuses. The poster only required touchup to the folds. Very Fine on Linen.


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