Current Location:
Section 55 (VS) -> Bottom Shelf (VS55)
Location Notes:
IDC; Vertical Storage; Section 55; Bottom Shelf

War of the Worlds

Artwork
Identifier:
2018.18.87
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster
Date:
1953
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 39" Width: 25.75"
Note: Frame Dimensions: 46" x 32"
Historical Context:
The War of the Worlds, 1953, produced by George Pal, directed by Byron Haskin. This frightening Cold War version of H. G. Wells’s novel transplants the Martian invasion from nineteenth-century England to 1950s Los Angeles. It won an Academy Award for special effects.