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    Tarantula (Universal, 1955) Insert (14" X 36"). One of the prime examples of science-gone-mad monsters from the 50's, "Tarantula" featured one of the best giant spiders seen on screen until "The Return of the King". Experiments with new ways of growing food go amuck in the desert. A tarantula injected with a secret formula escapes and terrorizes a small town. John Agar and Mara Corday join the townspeople to fight it, but it's Clint Eastwood as the leader of an Air Force squadron that finally brings the giant spider down! Agar was first known as Shirley Temple's husband. After a promising start co-starring in several John Wayne cavalry westerns, he became typecast in "B" horror flicks and westerns. This restored insert has great graphics of the giant spider, as well as shots of Agar and Corday. Pinholes, several edge chips and fold separation chips, and two extra folds. Professional restoration makes this poster appear much higher in grade. Fine+ on Paper.

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