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    Tarantula (Universal International, 1955). Insert (14" X 36"). In the 1950s, everything, it seemed, was growing to giant size. Movie goers were treated to the rampages of giant ants, giant shrews, giant leeches, giant mantises... the list is seemingly endless. None, perhaps, were so terrifying as the enormous spiders, mutated through the effects of atomic radiation, unleashed upon an unsuspecting humanity in this gripping film starring John Agar, Mara Corday, and Leo G. Carroll as the scientist whose experiments in gigantism go awry, birthing the arachnid horror. Thank goodness for the heroic efforts of a young - and uncredited - Clint Eastwood as the leader of the jet fighter squadron that attacks the eight-legged fiend in the explosive climax! This gorgeous insert, boasting a stunning portrait of the title monster, had creasing in the top border, a staple hole in the bottom right, a small hole in the left border, small edge tears, fold separations, and pinholes in the corners, but these issues have been expertly addressed with professional restoration, resulting in a poster that you'll definitely want to catch in your web! Fine+ on Paper.

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