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    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Secured by Paramount in 1924, this film took nearly three more decades to get off the ground. Finally, animator and producer George Pal took the reins of this adaptation of the H.G. Wells novel. Pal's creativity shines over the gripping tale of Martian invasion, with Oscar winning special effects that give 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. An incredible one sheet was created for the film -- from the alien mother ship comes the gnarled, three-digit claw of a Martian on the verge of seizing Gene Barry and Ann Robinson. One of the most memorable images from sci-fi/ posters, this poster never loses its value or appeal with collectors! Touch-up has the piece displaying nicely, after addressing crossfold and fold wear, and small paper loss in the bottom right background and borders. Fine+ on Linen.


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