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    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). Rolled, Very Fine-. Japanese B2 (20.25" X 29").
    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 with its talented cast and ground breaking special effects by George Pal, for which he would earn an Academy Award. Of special note is the mushroom cloud in the lower left corner, a symbol of ultimate destruction to 1950s Japan, which is only found in their posters. This is a Heritage first-time offer and we believe this to be one of the more scarce posters for this film. Signs of use include slight edge wear, soft creases, minute tears, and pinholes in the corners. Rolled, Very Fine-.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2019
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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