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    The Day the Earth Stood Still (20th Century Fox, 1951). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    One of the most epic science fiction films ever made, this picture wowed audiences with special effects, robots, and an impactful storyline at the beginning of the Cold War in America. Michael Rennie, as the alien ambassador to Earth, extends a message of peace to our planet just before he's shot down by a soldier steeped in fear. The film is also notable as featuring the first major robot (Gort) to appear in the genre during the 1950s and the only robot of any significance since Fritz Lang's Metropolis in 1927. On this classic sci-fi title card, Gort can be seen taking on the US army and striking out at his attackers with a laser beam from his cyclopean eye. There are few flaws present in this dramatic title card, with one small tear each in the left and right borders and a tear in the upper border with cellophane tape on the verso. Very Fine+.


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