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    The Spider (American International, 1958). Poster (40" X 60").
    Big bug Impresario Bert I. Gordon returned to the genre with this installment that he hoped would be as big and successful as Universal's Tarantula. The film was released as The Spider however, it's known today as Earth vs the Spider-- essentially ripping off another classic sci-fi title, Earth vs the Flying Saucers. To some degree it was a success as the film is fondly remembered as one of the great sci-fi creature features of the 1950s and the posters are especially collectible for their lurid and spectacular graphics. There was a tear that extended from the bottom edge into the "T" of "EAT" in the tag line. There was also a tiny chip off of the upper left corner and some wear to the other corners. This has all been corrected with paper-backing and the poster is exceptionally nice with the deep color saturation inherent in 40 X 60s. The poster is extremely rare in this large format. Very Fine- on Paper.


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