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    All the King's Men (Columbia, 1949). Insert (14" X 36"). Inspired by the life and career of notorious Louisiana governor Huey "Kingfish" Long, and based on Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, this hard-hitting movie casts Broderick Crawford as Willie Stark, an ambitious and popular country lawyer who makes it all the way to the governor's mansion. Once there, however, his true character comes through, as he has an affair with his campaign manager (Mercedes McCambridge) and creates a despotic police force in order to protect his regime. A thought-provoking picture, it won three Oscars: Best Picture, Best Actor (Crawford), and Best Supporting Actress (McCambridge), and remains an incisive examination of the abuse of political power. This exceptional insert has undergone professional restoration to replace a small missing bottom left corner. The work is impeccable, returning this insert to a like-new appearance. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.

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