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    The Wasp Woman (Film Group, 1959). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Creature-feature maestro Roger Corman was likely influenced by Kurt Neumann's film The Fly when he conceived this tale. Interestingly, the Wasp Woman in the movie has the head and hands of a wasp but the body of woman, which is completely opposite of the insect on the poster. No matter, the one sheet offered here is simply fantastic, with one of the most popular images from the 1950s sci/fi/horror genre. Susan Cabot is an aging cosmetics firm owner that injects herself with an experimental drug made from the secretions of wasps in order to rejuvenate herself. One of the unfortunate side effects is that she takes on the killer instincts of a giant female wasp, and sets out on a predatory rampage. Pinholes in the background corners, a chip in the bottom right corner, and fold wear have all been touched up. The poster is now display-ready for one lucky collector! Very Fine on Linen.


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