"The Day the Earth Stood Still", 1951
Original Vintage Movie Poster Lobby Card
OK, you don’t even have to be a seasoned collector to know the significance of this Sci-Fi Classic Masterpiece. Paper from this title is highly sought after. And, here we are offering what is one of the best cards of the lobby card set. Pinnacle scene with Gort and Patricia Neal. The largest movie poster suction house in the country has only offered this card ONCE in the past 5 years, and it was Restored and sold for $1200 in July 2009. Here is an Un-restored card with only the typical corner pinholes confirming it was actually used for theatre display nearly 60 years ago. What else needs to be said, a rare opportunity to own a genuine, important piece of Hollywood Sci-Fi history.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (20th Century Fox, 1951). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
One of the most powerful science fiction movies ever made, this film told the compelling story of alien emissary Klaatu (Michael Rennie), who comes to Earth with a dire warning: change your warlike ways or face destruction. As timely today as it was during its initial release, it's not surprising that this film has gained a reputation as one of the top movies in the genre. Consequently, paper from this picture is very highly sought after.