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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Allied Artists, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    In one of the top 1950s classic science fiction films, Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter star as a doctor and his sweetheart on the run from their own friends and family, who have been replaced by alien pod-people from outer space. Based on the novel by Jack Finney, and adapted to the screen by Daniel Mainwaring, the film explores the themes of mass hysteria and fear of the unknown. The classic "handprint" imagery on this one sheet is a fan favorite, and this poster has been professionally conserved to address fold wear, pinholes, mild tears, and small border chips. There was a vertical scratch in the left border, and there were tape stains along some of the folds. Prior to its restoration, the poster had staining in the interior, which has been skillfully corrected with airbrushing in the yellow background. Very Good/Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
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