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    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). Fine+ on Linen. Six Sheet (79" X 80.5").
    H.G. Wells' Martian invasion tale is one of the most influential works in the history of science fiction. The classic story of Earth's battle with beings from Mars has been adapted several times over multiple forms of media, including a television series, a famous radio drama by Orson Welles, comic books, and motion pictures. Of all the film versions, it is director Byron Haskin's take that truly stands out. Featuring ground breaking special effects by George Pal (for which he would earn an Academy Award), along with the acting talents of Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, and Les Tremayne, the film still manages to terrify and thrill audiences of all ages. Corrections on this impressive poster have been made to fold wear and separation, creases, small chips, and a few tears, including a diagonal tear in the upper right background. There are such post-restoration signs of wear as small tears in the borders, staining in the right border, and a bit of bubbling. The linen has been trimmed to the border with a couple of very thin slivers of paper loss at the edges.




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