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    The Day the Earth Stood Still (20th Century Fox, 1951). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    Collectors of 1950s sci-fi will be thrilled with this lot, as it's not often Heritage has offered a complete lobby card set from one of the genre's best, The Day the Earth Stood Still. A spacecraft lands near the White House, carrying a mild-mannered interplanetary traveler named Klaatu. He admonishes Earthlings for their aggressive ways, advising that they live in peace or accept the consequences -- that rulers from other planets will be forced to incinerate Earth. His "bodyguard" is Gort, a huge robot who beams death rays whenever threatened. No one believes that Klaatu's intentions are peaceful, however, and when he is assassinated the lethal power of Gort is released. Will Gort destroy the Earth? This is a rare opportunity to acquire a complete lobby set for the quintessential 1950s sci-fi thriller. The cards were previously laminated, resulting in surface paper loss that has been addressed with restoration. Touchup has also been applied to pinholes in the borders and image area and edge wear with small chip. Very Good.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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