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    The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (Warner Brothers, 1953). British Quad (30" X 40").
    Nuclear tests in the arctic cause a carnivorous dinosaur buried in the ice to thaw out and make its way down the East Coast of North America, wreaking havoc in its wake. This was the first of the giant creature features, and Ray Harryhausen's effects were totally believable. It was directed by former Production Designer/Art Director Eugene Lourie who later directed Colossus of New York and The Giant Behemoth. This rare British Quad is the first Heritage has presented. The image of the beast is outstanding, as is the color saturation. Restored on linen, the poster has had touchup to the folds, the left yellow background, pinholes in the corners and background, a tear in the center vertical fold at the top border plus a small chip into the background, and a tiny chip in the bottom border. The borders have been intermittently airbrushed, and the poster now displays exceedingly well. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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