The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) - (Michael Rennie) US half-sheet reprint
This is a 22" x 33.5" reprint of a half-sheet poster for the 1951 Robert Wise film The Day the Earth Stood Still based on a story by Harry Bates, screenplay by Edmund H. North and starring Michael Rennie as Klaatu. Plot summary: Klaatu, an alien from a planet 250 million miles away, lands on an American baseball diamond in Washington D.C. with his robot Gort [Lock Martin] just after the end of World War II. He wants to make it known to the people that their warlike ways are no longer tolerable now that they have begun developing atomic energy.
Cast and crew: Robert Wise, Edmund H. North, Harry Bates, Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin