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    Tarantula (Universal International, 1955). One Sheet (27" X 41"). In the 1950s, nobody made better science fiction films than the great Jack Arnold, whose impressive resume boasts such titles as The Creature from the Black Lagoon, It Came from Outer Space, and the giant-bug favorite Tarantula. Nuclear energy was causing all kinds of problems in the '50s, and mutating a simple spider into a countryside-crawling menace was just one of them. This spectacular one sheet shows the arachnid menace bearing down on romantic leads John Agar and Mara Corday. There were small holes in the top right corner, fold wear with crossfold separations, a 3" tear at the lower right, and a small piece of paper missing in the spider's eye, all of which has been addressed with professional restoration. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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