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DescriptionThe War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style B.
For sci-fi poster collectors, this gorgeous and rare style B half sheet is one of the most iconic of the genre, and the most elusive. Unfortunately for poster collectors, much of the imagery used on the original release posters did not depict the Martian warships as seen on this fabulous poster. George Pal's classic adaptation of H. G. Wells' science fiction novel is one of the most powerful films of the era. The remarkable special effects make the Martian onslaught against humanity even more harrowing. This highly desirable style B half sheet poster shows mild edge wear, creasing, small tears, and one staple hole at the top. There are some unobtrusive stains and smudges, and there is some slight toning at the edges. Folded, Very Fine-.
Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000.
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