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    The Blob (Paramount, 1958). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14"). One of the most popular science fiction films of the 1950s, this is the story of a strange, gelatinous alien invader who comes to Earth in a meteorite and grows to gigantic size, devouring everything in sight. An early picture for Steve McQueen, he was offered either a flat fee of $2,500 for appearing in the film, or 10% of the profits. Apparently, McQueen had no faith in the picture, as he took the flat fee. The movie went on to gross more than $4 million. Offered here is a great lobby card set from this perennially popular film. Most of the cards have paper tape on the reverse, the #4 card has creasing in the bottom border and pinholes in the top border, the #5 card shows a corner bend in the top right and smudging in the right border, and the #7 card has a bottom left corner bend, but aside from these extremely minor flaws, this is a very attractive, and very desirable set from a popular and enduring film. Very Fine-.

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    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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