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    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    One of the most engaging and unsettling movie posters from the 1950s sci-fi genre, this fan favorite features the groping hand of a giant invading Martian, ready to pluck a couple of terrified Earthlings from their paranoid existence. The film could not have been more timely. America was deeply embroiled in the Cold War, afraid, more than anything else, of being "taken over" by an unstoppable alien (Communist) force. The Oscar-winning special effects still astound to this day and have made this film one of the most important of the era. Great on display, this one sheet has had touchup to the folds, a couple of small chips in the folds towards the bottom, and a mild chip in the lower background. Very Fine on Linen-.


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