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    The Thing From Another World (RKO, 1951). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A.
    Post-war America was given spotty information about what "space exploration" truly meant. In 1951 our ideas and images were formed by the new medium of television and the weekly showing of Space Patrol right in our home. The public was thrilled and frightened by the creepy posters for this film displayed in front of their theatres. Posters like this classic half sheet with its dripping brown and green toned molecular strangeness. No science fiction collection is complete without this title, and this is one of the best pieces with five photographic inserts on the bottom of the poster. Expert restoration has been applied to address pinholes in the top corners, slight edge wear in the bottom with a minor tear, light fold wear some creasing along the bottom of the image. There were minor chips and tears in the right and lower left borders. Fine+ on Paper.


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    July, 2010
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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