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    The Thing From Another World (RKO, 1951). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A.
    James Arness plays the alien "Thing" which crash lands in a remote Arctic outpost and is discovered by a U.S. Air Force crew. Margaret Sheridan, Kenneth Tobey, Robert Cornthwaite, and Douglas Spencer star as scientists and crew members who fend off the blood-sucking beast that cannot be reasoned with. A superb sci-fi, this picture was released during the era of McCarthyism and the Korean War, and fed on the public's fear of unknown terrors from beyond. This fantastic half sheet had a chip in the top right corner, pinholes in the corners, creases and tears in the bottom border, a few in the right side that extend into the field, and a small area of missing paper in the bottom credits. The half sheet has been professionally restored and features the same artwork as the iconic one sheet, but with the addition of several scenes from the film. Do not miss out on this beauty. Fine on Linen.


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    March, 2010
    19th-20th Friday-Saturday
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