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    Tarantula (Universal, 1955). One Sheet (27" X 41"). The first film of a trilogy by director Jack Arnold that included "The Deadly Mantis" and "The Monolith Monsters," this was Universal Studios' departure from classic monsters (Dracula, The Wolfman, etc.) to giant mutant freaks on the loose. In this case, a tarantula injected with an experimental nutrient formula escapes from a lab, grows to over 100 feet in size and terrorizes Arizona. This poster is linen mounted and is the perfect visual example of the classic look of this genre. Restoration has corrected some crosspoint and fold separation with minor paper loss, as well as some areas of slight corner paper loss. The restoration is well done and does not detract from the fantastic image of the giant tarantula looming menacingly over its intended victims. This is beautiful 1950s mutant creature horror at its best. Very Fine- on Linen.

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