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    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    One of the most engaging and unsettling movie posters from the 1950s sci-fi genre, this fan favorite features the groping hand of a giant invading Martian, ready to pluck a couple of terrified Earthlings from their paranoid existence. The film could not have been more timely. America was deeply embroiled in the Cold War, afraid, more than anything else, of being "taken over" by an unstoppable alien (Communist) force. The Oscar-winning special effects still astound to this day and have made this film one of the most important of the era. In immaculate condition, this classic piece has only received touchup to the folds with no other signs of wear. Very Fine+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2018
    7th-8th Saturday-Sunday
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