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    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Producer and animator George Pal, a big fan of H. G. Wells, adapted several of the novelist's stories to film, including this 1898 science fiction tale of a Martian invasion, with stunning results. Starring Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, and Les Tremayne, this gripping story of civilians and soldiers hopelessly doing battle against the invaders' disintegrator rays and war machines, ends with the Martians dying from Earth's bacteria and viruses. The film's terrifying tale of evolution played out on a large scale is powerful and shown with Oscar-winning special effects. This professionally restored one sheet had fold wear, a horizontal tear below the center fold, and pinpoint crossfold separations. The striking graphics make this poster one of the most sought after of the 1950s sci-fi classics. Fine on Linen.


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