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    The Day the Earth Stood Still (20th Century Fox, 1951). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    One of the most highly desired posters of the science fiction genre, this iconic one sheet from The Day the Earth Stood Still will certainly be one of the centerpieces of any collection. Acclaimed as one of the greatest science fiction films of all time, this is a moving and intelligent story urging the citizens of Earth to end all wars. Director Robert Wise claimed that the War Department would not cooperate with the filming of the picture and provide needed equipment because it disagreed with the movie's message of peaceful cooperation among the planets. Prior to restoration, the poster had small chipping and slight paper loss on the bottom border, two chips on the left border and missing paper chip extending several inches up from the bottom right corner border just into the black credit box. There was also fold wear and a small hole with pinholes in the top border. Fine on Linen.




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