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    Things to Come (United Artists, 1936). Pressbook (12" X 18", 24 Pages) and Four Color Herald (9" X 12").
    Science fiction fans will be thrilled to see this sensational pressbook, 4-color herald and ad supplement (12" X 18", 26 pages) from the 1936 film adaptation of H.G. Wells' 1933 novel, The Shape of Things to Come, and his 1931 non-fiction work, The Work, Wealth and Happiness of Mankind. Wells was on hand to write the screenplay for the picture, which stars Raymond Massey, Ralph Richardson and Cedric Hardwicke in this glimpse one hundred years ahead, with events ranging from global war to devastating plague to ultra-modern reconstruction. Paper for this very early science fiction movie have always been very scarce, and this pressbook is a major acquisition for sci-fi fanatics, and a first for Heritage! One page of the pressbook features comic strip art by Alex Raymond. Bursting with futuristic imagery and dazzling color, the cover of the pressbook is in very nice condition, showing only very subtle surface and spine wear. Also contained within the lot is a whole book called "Ad Section" and contains ad mats. There are no cuts in either book! Very Fine.


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