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    Born to Be Wild (Republic, 1938). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    An explosive film, this is the story of two hot shot truck drivers (Ralph Byrd and Ward Bond) who race to dynamite a dam after greedy land baron J. Stearns Davis (Robert Emmett Keane) shuts down the water supply to the town of Indian Head. Perhaps most importantly, this film has been cited as a principal inspiration for director Henri-Georges Clouzot's 1953 masterwork, The Wages of Fear. This dramatic one sheet had pinholes in the corners and borders, a small chip in the left border, and crossfold separation, but expert professional restoration has given it a like-new appearance. Very Fine on Linen. *****


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