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    Forbidden Planet (MGM, 1956). Six Sheet (78" X 80.5").
    Spectacular, dramatic, unusual, incredibly rare, and simply beautiful -- it's an original six sheet for one of the most desired images in sci-fi/horror collecting, the stunning artwork of Robby the Robot holding Anne Francis. Posters this size are far fewer in circulation than their more often used counterparts. The color on this poster is excellent. This groundbreaking 1950s film has it all -- fantastic acting and directing, a Shakespeare inspired script (The Tempest), incredible special effects, and it's unique (certainly one of the first) uses of an all-electronic music score. The poster has been restored on linen and touchup applied to chips in the top border, small chips along the folds, misfolds, a tear in the top right and top border extending into the background, and creasing in "FOR" and at the top left. Heritage has only presented this format once previously (2010), making this an extraordinary chance to obtain one of the finest posters from one of the best sci-fi films ever made. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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