The Day the Earth Stood Still (20th Century Fox, 1951). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").This is a guaranteed original lobby card. This is not a REPRINT or a REPRODUCTION. One of the most epic science fiction films ever made, this picture wowed audiences with special effects, robots, and an impactful storyline at the beginning of the Cold War in America. Michael Rennie, as the alien ambassador to Earth, extends a message of peace to our planet just before he's shot down by a soldier steeped in fear.
The film is also notable as featuring the first major robot (Gort) to appear in the genre during the 1950s and the only robot of any significance since Fritz Lang's Metropolis in 1927. On this classic sci-fi title card, Gort can be seen taking on the US army and striking out at his attackers with a laser beam from his cyclopean eye. This title lobby card has had some professional restoration.
The last photo above is a pre-restoration photo. The tape and tape stain were removed however the (1) marking the lobby card number had to be removed along with it. There is some slight wear to the corners. The picture itself on the title card is in Excellent condition. This lobby card has been custom framed and double matted with a three inch black top mat and a purple acid free bottom mat.
There is a UV protective acrylic covering and an acid free foam core backing. If you do not wish to receive the frame then the lobby card can be mailed separately. The price is the same with or without the frame. The photos above are of the actual item you will receive. The item "The Day the Earth Stood Still 1951 Original Lobby Card Title Card (11 x 14)" is in sale since Monday, March 19, 2018.This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Lobby Cards\Originals-United States\1950-59". The seller is "vintagefilmart" and is located in Danvers, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.