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    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). Window Card (14" X 22"). This sci-fi classic had been considered as a project since the early silent days. DeMille, Hitchcock and Welles had all been approached to direct the story. Finally in 1953, producer George Pal brought the H. G. Wells book of the invasion of Earth by martians to the screen. Starring Gene Barry and Ann Robinson, it tells the tale of a meteorite that lands near a small town in California. When it turns out to be the vanguard of a martian army, scientist Barry must try and save the world. This window card has three light horizontal folds with some wrinkling, staple holes, corner bends and some light dust shadowing. The beautiful, brightly colored graphics depict the classic image of a martian talon coming from the sky to threaten Barry and Robinson. A wonderful piece from one of the greatest sci-fi films. Very Fine.

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    July, 2005
    15th Friday
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