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    Things to Come (United Artists, 1936). Swedish One Sheet (27.5" X 39.5").
    Based on a tale by H. G. Wells, Things to Come opens prior to World War II and takes the viewer on a hundred-year time trip to 2036 A.D. when a man and a woman are rocketed to the moon. When it was first released in 1936, Benito Mussolini reputedly had every print of the film in Italy destroyed due to the extreme similarity between himself and Ralph Richardson's portrayal of "The Boss" of Everytown. This stunning and rare Swedish poster has had some restoration to address edge wear at the left and right, small stains in the right border, a tear at the top that just extends into the artwork, and a tear at the bottom that also extends well into the art. This is an amazing art deco design done by Swedish artist Moje Aslund for a classic of early science fiction cinema! Fine+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2010
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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