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    Target Earth (Allied Artists, 1954). Six Sheet (79.5" X 80.75").
    Adapted from the story Deadly City by Paul W. Fairman, this film features a mismatched set of survivors (Virginia Grey, Kathleen Crowley, Richard Denning, Dick Reeves) who think they are the only ones left in a suddenly deserted Chicago. It turns out there's a hoard of Venusian robots (seen only one at a time, of course) hunting them down. The rare six sheet has spectacular artwork showing an army of metal men towering over the ruined city -- slightly more ambitious than the producers could afford! It still makes for one fantastic poster, complete with gorgeous color. Touchup was applied to small chips in the image area and background, creasing, and a few long tears in the right background and near the center. There is a faint stain at the bottom left corner and a small area of tape residue near the bottom right edge. None of these imperfections detract from the overall head-turning appeal of the piece. Fine on Linen.


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