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    All Quiet on the Western Front (Universal, R-1938). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Arguably the finest anti-war film ever made, All Quiet on the Western Front is still cited by critics and audiences as one of the most realistic portrayals of combat ever put on celluloid. Imagine how it must have affected the viewers when it was first released! Starring Lew Ayres as German soldier Paul Bäumer and directed by Lewis Milestone, this film won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1930. The haunting image of Ayres on the original release poster, and on this 1938 re-release, truly conveys the feel of the film's impact. This poster has fold wear, crossfold separations with paper loss on the bottom crossfold, pinholes in the corners and several in the image, a chip out of the bottom border, and a left corner bend. The original one sheet is almost impossible to find and this one sheet from the 1938 release rarely turns up for sale. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.

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