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    The Thing from Another World (RKO, 1951). Insert (14" X 36").
    As suspense building as the film itself, this insert is almost never seen at auction, and is filled with photos of cast members in key scenes. Howard Hawks' early foray into the science fiction genre took advantage of the national anti-communist feelings of the time to help enhance the horror elements of the story. McCarthyism and the Korean War added fuel to the notion of Americans stalked by a force which was single of mind and "devoid of morality." But in the end, it is American soldiers and scientists who triumph over the evil force--or the monster in the case of the film. Even today, this is considered one of the best of the genre, and this insert is in high demand. Only very minor flaws can be detected, including pinholes in the corners, minor edge wear, small tears in the left border, and a small chip in the bottom right. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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