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    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style B.
    While working on When Worlds Collide in 1951, producer George Pal went through Paramount's script archive and found drafts for an unproduced film of H. G. Wells's novel, War of the Worlds. He discarded these versions and asked Barre Lyndon to write a new one. The result is cinema history. If there is a rare poster to stand for all of the 1950s, this fabulous style B half sheet would have to be the one. We have had the great privilege to offer one other copy of this half sheet before and have sold for over $39,000! This vibrant copy had some slight fold wear, pinholes in the corners, and a top left corner bend, and some minor staining within the image and bottom border, but professional expert professional restoration has rendered these slight flaws virtually invisible. This will be the cornerstone to any collection devoted to 1950s science fiction! Fine/Very Fine on Paper.




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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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