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    The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (Warner Brothers, 1953). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    One of most popular creature films of the 1950s, this thriller 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 terrifying result of man's nuclear weapons testing is the release of the Rhedosaurus dinosaur from his frozen home in the Arctic Circle. The genius of Ray Harryhausen brings the fantastic creature to life alongside stars Paul Hubschmid, Paula Raymond, Cecil Kellaway, and Lee Van Cleef. This one sheet has been mounted on thin linen, which has been trimmed to the edges. Minimal touchup has been applied to a tear in the left border, cracking along the folds, and pinholes in the corners. 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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