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    Tobor the Great (Republic Pictures, 1954). Insert (14" X 36"). This film has some of the most attractive posters of the 1950s sci-fi genre, and material for this title has always been somewhat scarce. It was Republic Studio's early attempt at science-fiction in a story about scientists trying to develop a robot to use in space travel. Endowed with human emotions, the robot becomes pals with the creator's grandson and is kidnapped by the communists to do their evil bidding-action that is captured nicely on this fantastic insert. The poster has been restored to correct pinholes in the corners and upper background, tears in the right border and top left corner, a paper lift on the top right verso, and there has been touch up to fold wear. Very Fine- on Paper. From the Jerry Weist Collection.

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