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    The Thing from Another World (RKO, 1951). Insert (14" X 36").
    Based on John W. Campbell's short story, "Who Goes There?," this is the story of a group of research scientists stationed at a remote Arctic outpost who recover a crashed alien spaceship frozen under the ice. When the craft's only inhabitant (James Arness) is inadvertently thawed out, he goes on a rampage, killing everyone who gets in his way. Finally, the desperate scientists risk everything in a last-ditch effort to destroy him. One of the most popular science fiction films of the 1950s, paper from this picture is avidly sought by collectors. This glorious insert shows light edge wear, a tear in the right border, paper tape covering a tear in the left border, and a small corner bend in the top right. This insert is considered to be the best format by far for this classic film; it rarely turns up for sale. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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