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    The Man from Planet X (United Artists, 1951). Poster (40" X 60").
    A tremendous acquisition for 1950s sci-fi collectors, this large format poster was inspired by undeniably one of the most popular and thoughtful films of that genre. Edgar G. Ulmer, who, in 1934, directed the exceptional Boris Karloff/Bela Lugosi thriller, The Black Cat, helms this tale of a strange visitor who comes to Earth when his spaceship crashes in a Scottish moor. Evil scientist Dr. Mears (William Schallert) exploits this innocent alien who turns against all humans, changing them into mindless bodies when he feels threatened. With its memorable, space age elements, the 40" X 60" format is a sensational display-worthy poster. The borders of the poster have been airbrushed to address small tears and chips, and touchup was applied to horizontal and vertical creasing. A small, faint scratch is barely discernable near the middle of the poster. Fine+ on Linen.


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