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    The Deadly Mantis (Universal International, 1957). Three Sheet (41" X 81"). In one of the most fun 1950s monster films, a prehistoric praying mantis is brought to life after having been frozen in a polar iceberg. As the larger than life creature makes it way to Washington, the U.S. military led by Colonel Parkman (Craig Stevens), tries to exterminate the pest. Aiding the Colonel are William Hopper, known to audiences as Perry Mason's famed detective, Paul Drake and Alix Talton. There is a lot of wonderful stock military footage used in this classic. The fantastic artwork on this colorful poster is by Ken Sawyer. This restored three sheet had pinholes in the corners, crossfold separations, edge tears and chips, and small paper losses in the top folds. There was a stamp in the center of the left side that has been airbrushed out. This would make a marvelous addition to any movie monster collection. Very Fine- on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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