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    The Day the Earth Stood Still (20th Century Fox, 1951). Folded, Very Fine-. One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Regarded as one of the greatest science fiction films ever made, Robert Wise's classic set the bar for all other entries in the genre. A former editor for Orson Welles, Wise brilliantly instilled within the film a political subtext that reflected the anxieties of post-WWII America. Klaatu (Michael Rennie), a soft-spoken interplanetary traveler, brings forth a message of peace or destruction for Earthlings. The destruction part is personified by his robot bodyguard Gort, who can (and does) emit death rays when threatened. Always in popular demand, this classic one sheet displays well and shows light edge and fold wear, slight fold separations, soft creases, and minute tears. Other indications of handling include a few minor stains, unobtrusive ink stamp bleedthrough, faint image ghosting, as well as subtle tape stain bleedthrough at the upper crossfold.


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