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    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A.
    While working on When Worlds Collide in 1951, producer George Pal went through Paramount's script archive and found drafts for an unproduced film of H. G. Wells's novel, War of the Worlds. He discarded those versions and asked Barre Lyndon to write a new one. The result is cinema history. This fabulous style A half sheet may be missing from many collections of those devoted to 1950s science fiction, making this a fine opportunity. Featuring an incredible image, signs of handling in this poster include edge and fold wear, pinholes into the interior, creasing, and small tears. The poster also displays smudging, unobtrusive stains, and has a couple of minor chips. There is faint penciled writing in the bottom right corner, and the poster has a surface cut from the top edge to the title on the right side. There are tape stains near the folds on the front and paper tape on the verso at some of the edges and folds. Folded, Fine.


    Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000.

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