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    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). One Sheet (27" X 40.75").
    Animator and producer George Pal creatively filmed several H.G. Wells stories, but none better than this gripping tale of Martian invasion. Oscar winning special effects show us disintegrator rays, menacing saucer war machines, and one of the best sci-fi endings ever. The Martians are not conquered by our army, but by a common viral bacteria they could not defeat. Professional restoration has addressed creasing in the top section, a chip and tear in the left border, fold wear with tears, a tear in the upper left corner into the background, a tear in the "A" of "War", edge wear, and pinholes. The hideous emaciated Martian tri-fingered hand coming from the mother ship to grab Gene Barry and Ann Robinson has long been noted as one of the top sci-fi/ horror images of all time. Fine+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2014
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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