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    Them! (Warner Brothers, 1954). Italian 4 - Folio (55" X 78"). As originally written, Them! was set in New York City, where giant ants run rampant through the subways. The producers, however, deemed that New York locales were too expensive to film, so they settled on Los Angeles and its extensive network of storm drains. Filmed from September to November 1953, the film was originally to be shot in a 3-D color format. But equipment failures, coupled with studio budget concerns, effectively killed that idea, and the movie reverted to standard black and white. This glorious Italian large format poster has artwork by the master, Luigi Martinati. The poster had minor foldwear and crossfold separation. It has been beautifully conserved on linen and now displays magnificently! We have never offered this scarce piece before and it may be a long time before we will see another. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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