War of the Worlds 1953
The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953)One Sheet (27" X 41")This is a guaranteed original movie poster. This is not a REPRINT or a REPRODUCTION.H.G. Wells' Martian invasion tale is one of the most influential works in the history of science fiction. The classic narrative of Earth's battle with beings from Mars has been adapted several times over multiple forms of media, including a television series, a famous radio drama by Orson Welles, comic books, and motion pictures. Of all the film versions, it is director Byron Haskin's take that genuinely stands out. Featuring groundbreaking special effects by George Pal (for which he would earn an Academy Award), along with the acting talents of Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, and Les Tremayne, the film manages to terrify and thrill audiences of all ages even today.One of the most desirable Sci-Fi movie posters that rarely comes up for sale.This poster is folded as issued. It has incredible color with almost no fold line wear, whatsoever. It shows signs of light edge wear, minor fold separation, some dust shadowing around the border that is more visible along the top border, a small stain (pictured above) on the left edge, etc. This poster is in C8-C9 Excellent to Near Mint Condition.