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    Forbidden Planet (MGM, 1956). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style B. Intelligently written, impeccably cast - including a young Leslie Nielsen as Commander John J. Adams - with a substantial budget and exceptional production values, this is a film that has more than stood the test of time. When a rescue mission lands on Altair IV, searching for clues to the fate of the missing Bellerophon expedition, they find the last survivors - played by Walter Pidgeon and Anne Francis - and a nigh-indestructible monster that threatens to obliterate the entire planet. In the half-century since its initial release, this has become one of the most admired and respected films of its genre, and the paper associated with it is some of the most collectible of its kind. Offered here is a stunning half sheet, with a striking image of Robby the Robot, who made his debut in this picture. It shows pinholes in the corners, and a small piece of tape at the top border. By the way, this style half sheet is referred to as the "full-robot" style and much preferred, as the Style A half only pictures Robby from the waist up. This poster is folded but the colors are outstanding as the well as the condition. Very Fine-.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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