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    The Day the Earth Stood Still (20th Century Fox, 1951). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Here's one you've been waiting for! It's the colorful title card to one of the best sci-fi alien films ever made. It's a classic that no remake can better. This card's symbolism always stirs some intense debates amongst collectors: perhaps the giant hand crushing the globe isn't an alien, but mankind itself, intent (from the alien's observation) on obliterating their entire race by irresponsibly using nuclear weapons against each other. Klaatu (Michael Rennie) in the center of the card holds an offering of peace rather than a weapon. The artist of this piece was possibly studio directed to illustrate GORT, the robot, being attacked by the US military (whilst also carrying a helpless blond in a red evening dress falling from the shoulders). The card has had light restoration and touch-up for corner pinholes and surface wear in the borders. Fine/Very Fine.


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    July, 2011
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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