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    The Silver Streak (RKO, 1934). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Charles Starrett stars in this thriller about a revolutionary new passenger train, the Silver Streak, capable of speeds over 100 miles per hour. Excitement mounts as he has to prove his train's worth, by delivering emergency medical supplies across the country. For vintage train buffs, this poster couldn't be better. The Silver Streak used in the film was actually the Burlington Zephyr; a streamlined, Art Deco train that achieved speeds of 112.5 mph, just short of the actual land speed record in 1934 of 115 mph. Light touchup has been applied to the folds and to a few pinholes and a tear in the lower right corner. Unaddressed wear includes other pinholes in the corners with small rust stains, light toning at the edges, and an ink stamp in the lower right image area. Fine/Very Fine on Linen


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
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