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    The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (Warner Brothers, 1953). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    The terrifying result of man's nuclear weapons testing is the release of the Rhedosaurus dinosaur from his frozen home in the Artic Circle in this spectacular sci-fi thriller. One of most popular creature films of the 1950s, it is based on a short story by Ray Bradbury that ran in the Saturday Evening Post, although in later reprints he changed his title to "The Fog Horn." The great special effects genius, Ray Harryhausen, brings the creature to life. Paul Hubschmid, Paula Raymond, Cecil Kellaway, and Lee Van Cleef also star. There were pinholes in the corners and borders, a chip in the middle of the left border, one under the title, and a chip in the lower right corner. The restoration work is professional and spotless. Although the beast never breathes fire in the film, it makes for a dramatic image on this very desirable poster. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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