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The Incredible Shrinking Man (Collection of 3 photographs from the 1957 film)
Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1957. Collection of three striking vintage black-and-white still photographs from the 1957 US film. The stills demonstrate the extraordinary sets constructed and employed in the making of the picture, at a time when the special effects needed to visualize the world of a man reduced to being only a few inches were essentially nonexistent. Especially intriguing are two shots, one a candid shot of the film's leads, Grant Williams and Randy Stuart, hanging around on the oversize set, the other a shot of Williams dragging a pair of scissors six times his size up a set of equally oversize concrete steps. A landmark science fiction film, adapted by Matheson from his own novel, about a man who begin shrinking after being exposed to a strange mist. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Fine condition, with scene descriptions tipped on to the verso of eight of the nine stills. National Film Registry. Complete collation details available on request.
      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
Last Found On: 2016-10-10           Check availability:      Biblio    


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