It is not a reprint nor a reproduction. The movie stars Frankie Sakai, Kyouko Kagawa, Hiroshi Koizumi, Ken Uehara, Jerry Itou, and Emi and Yum Ito (the two girls). The movie was directed by Ishiro Honda. This poster has been restored and is linen backed.
It is Rolled , and measures 27 x 41. With linen, the poster measures 28.25" x 42.50". Prior to restoration and linen backing, the poster had been Folded. Almost all original movie posters pre 1985 are Folded.
This is not considered a flaw or defect. This restored movie poster is graded C8.5, or Very Fine to Near Mint.
Original movie posters are graded, from the top down, as C10 (Mint), C9 (Near Mint), C8 (Very Fine), C7 (Very Good to Very Fine), C6 (Very Good), C5 (Good to Very Good), etc. It is difficult to find any C10 (Mint) original movie posers pre 1985. Prior to restoration this poster was graded a C8 Very Fine. Very minor toning and light speckles in the right border Toning is the darkening or aging of the poster paper over time, from exposure to humidity and pollutants in everyday air. It is acidic and can be reversed through restoration.Restoration was very successful in returning MOTHRA to its beautiful original condition. This original displays vivid and fiery reds with deep yellows and blacks which our photos cannot do justice to. This original movie poster MOTHRA has excellent investment value. This original movie poster now display as pristine after restoration, and the linen backing will help ensure its longevity.
And of course, any original movie poster whose main character (MOTHRA) can call GODZILLA both a friend and a foe will be very popular with both fans and collectors alike. If you have any questions, please contact me. The representations for this movie poster are honest, complete, and accurate.
The photos you see are of the exact item you will be purchasing. We do not use "stock" photos. If you have any other interests in original movie posters, please take a look at my other listings. And I continue to add listings as I can. The item "MOTHRA Original 1962 Movie Poster, 27 x 41, C8.5 Very Fine to Near Mint" is in sale since Sunday, December 1, 2019.This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Posters\Originals-United States\1960-69". The seller is "4306bakbarry" and is located in Nokesville, Virginia. This item can be shipped worldwide.