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    The Day the Earth Stood Still (20th Century Fox, 1951). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    Based on the story "Farewell to the Master" by Harry Bates, this picture set the tone for alien invasion pictures of the 1950s. Directed by Robert Wise, the movie introduces audiences to Klaatu, a mild-mannered space traveler whose sidekick is Gort, a colossal robot. When their spacecraft lands near the White House they try to convince humankind to end its war mongering. The only poster other than the title card to feature Klaatu within the artwork, this will be the crown jewel of any well conceived sci-fi collection! The poster has been pressed, cleaned and touched up to address stains in the right background, and tears in the right and left border that extend into the background. Folded, Fine+.


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