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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Allied Artists, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Whether you enjoy this picture as a highly-charged political metaphor - various critics have read the movie as a thinly disguised allegory for either the dangers of blacklisting during the McCarthy era, or a cautionary tale about the imminent danger of Communist invasion and infiltration - or an extremely suspenseful sci-fi classic, there's no doubt that this is one of the best genre movies of the 1950s. Miles Bennel (Kevin McCarthy) notices that his friends are behaving strangely, and soon discovers that people are being killed and replaced by alien seed pods. Offered here is the highly desirable one sheet for this perennial favorite. Only our strict policy of not awarding a poster mounted on linen a grade higher than VF+ keeps us from grading this beauty even higher. Very Fine+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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