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    The Man from Planet X (United Artists, 1951). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer, The Man from Planet X is an unusually thoughtful 1950s sci-fi film, in which a "strange visitor" comes to Earth when his planet passes near ours. Initially benevolent, the alien is corrupted by evil human forces, leading to tragedy for all involved. One of the better genre films of the period, the movie was also blessed with outstanding poster art, showing the alien of the title menacing a helpless Earth woman. This copy had several border chips, two of which extended just into the artwork. There were several tears within the image as well as pinholes in the corners. There was heavy fold wear and some slight crossfold paper loss. The poster has been professionally restored, returning it to its full beauty. Very Good/Fine on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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