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    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). CGC Graded Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    H.G. Wells' novel is spectacularly brought to life in what has become one of the finest science fiction motion pictures of the 1950s. Produced by George Pal, and featuring groundbreaking and Oscar winning special effects, the film finds Earth at the mercy of giant Martian war ships. In the mid-1920s, Cecil B. DeMille obtained the rights to Wells' novel and, at one point, wanted Alfred Hitchcock to direct. After those plans fell through, DeMille turned control of the production over to Pal. Presented is a very desirable set of lobby cards that has been CGC graded. Cards #5 and #6 are graded 6.0 (fine), cards #2 and #7 are graded 6.5 (fine+), card #1 is graded 7.0 (fine/very fine), and cards #3, #4, and #8 are graded 7.5 (very fine-). Overall Grade: Fine/Very Fine.


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    November, 2014
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