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    Gunga Din (RKO, 1939). British Quad (30" X 40").
    Director George Stevens's triumph is based loosely on the Rudyard Kipling poem that ends with the signature line "You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din." This adventurous tale set in British colonial occupied India follows the exploits of three British sergeants and their brave Indian water-carrier (played by Sam Jaffe), who rescues an entire British regiment headed for a trap in the Khyber Pass. The stars of this sweeping epic are prominently featured on this bright British Quad, including Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Artwork by John Kaye. The borders have been airbrushed to address pinholes, small tears and chips in the borders, and touchup was applied to two pinholes in the background and the folds. There is tiny surface paper loss in Gunga Din near the bottom. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    July, 2014
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