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(2) 1977 Close Encounters Of The Third Kind Original Movie Posters W/ Linen Back Half Sheet

Lot Number 857

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Offered are a pair of theatrical posters depictingSteven Spielberg’s 1977 UFO Sci-Fi classic ”Close Encounters of The Thrid Kind”. Starring Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, Bob Balaban, and Cary Guffey, “Close Encounters” was a smashing success for Columbia pictures generating over $200 million at the box office. Ranked 64th in AFI’s Top 100 Movies of all Time, the epic feature was also winner of numerous awards and nominations and is included in the National Film Registry as a “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant film”.

One Sheet:
1977 27”x41” original US 1 Sheet. The poster is unrestored with light fraying along the fold lines and minor paper loss in the center fold. Pin holes are present in the common areas with minimal toning along the border.

Half Sheet:
1977 22”x28” original US half sheet. This poster has been professionally Linen Backed to the dimensions of 23 ¼”x29 5/8”. Originally rolled the relic exhibits minor wrinkling as well as pin holes in the common areas of display. With lively coloring, this piece is ready for framing.

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