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    Superman and the Mole Men (Lippert, 1951). Banner (24" X 82").
    Clark Kent and Lois Lane go to the small town Silsby to do a story on "The World's Largest Oil Well." When they arrive they find out the well is being shut down due to complications. They have drilled six miles down, and realized the earth's center is hollow, and there may be life down there. Their suspicions are correct when small (possibly radioactive) "mole men" start coming up & roaming around the town. Starring George Reeves as Superman and Phyllis Coates as Lois Lane, Superman and the Mole Men was the first theatrical feature film based on the Superman characters. This fabulous silk screened banner with the added large color photo is one of the more attractive pieces and certainly one of the most rare from this feature. More often than not, at this period of banner manufacturing, the photos would often be black and white or merely a simple decorative motif silk screened on to the banner with the title. This is quite the attractive rarity! Other than minor wear on the right vertical border and the most minimal wear in edges and image, this banner displays magnificently and has no restoration. Rolled, Very Fine.


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