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    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    H.G. Wells' classic alien invasion tale is recognized the world over as one of the greatest works of science fiction ever created. This film, made at the height of the Cold War, played as a perfect metaphor for the general fear citizens had of the possible nuclear showdown between the U.S. and Russia. It would go on to earn a much deserved Academy Award for its mind blowing Special Effects. The poster offered here features the striking and iconic image of an alien hand reaching from the dark skies toward a couple. This is a must for science fiction collectors. Prior to restoration, the poster had slight paper loss at the center crossfold, a small hole in the palm of the alien hand in the image, and small chips in the horizontal fold. Touchup work has been done to address these issues. Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2013
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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