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    When Worlds Collide (Paramount, 1951). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Based on the novel by Edwin Balmer and Philip Wylie, this classic sci-fi picture tells the story of a rogue planet entering Earth's orbit, and the panicked race to build an ark and escape our doomed world. Although rights to the novel were purchased in 1932, as a project for director Cecil B. DeMille, a suitable treatment was never developed, and the project languished until 1950, when producer George Pal, looking for a follow-up to his successful Destination Moon, picked it up. The film won a well-deserved Oscar for Special Effects. This classic one sheet, with its apocalyptic vision of destruction, had pinholes in the corners, borders, and several in the image area, a tear in the bottom border, small tears in the left border, and very minor chips in the fold lines, but professional restoration has expertly addressed these minor flaws, returning this poster to a Near Mint appearance. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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