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    The Thing from Another World (RKO, 1951). Insert (14" X 36"). From the collection of Wade Williams.
    Based on the novella Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell, Howard Hawks' film is a classic tale of sci-fi/horror paranoia, as a group of scientists in a remote arctic base must defend themselves against a plant-based alien being. This insert oozes with the eerie vibe of the film, as the title appears to be made of a dripping substance consisting of thorns, moss and skin. Fans of the film and/or the John Carpenter remake it spawned will not want to miss out on this opportunity. Prior to restoration, the insert had pinholes in the corners, a small tear in the right corner, some slight fold wear, paper loss in the right border, a small hole in the center of the image area, paper loss on the left side along the fold, and a chip in the top border. Touch up work has been done. From the Collection of Wade Williams. Fine on Paper.


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