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    Gunga Din (RKO, 1939). Fine/Very Fine on Paper. Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style B.
    This was the breakout film for George Stevens, who directed this rousing adventure yarn that was loosely based on a Rudyard Kipling poem. It's the tale of three brawling British sergeants who are stationed in 19th century colonial India. Cary Grant, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Victor McLaglen are great as the carousing comrades, wonderfully depicted on this rare half sheet. Restoration has been applied to address edge and fold wear, some fold separations, pinholes, and corner bends. Also addressed were moderate tears, a small chip, and a minor stain in "Fairbanks, Jr." and "Fontaine." There was also minor surface paper loss in the left and upper borders, and touchup to the figures on the right. The borders have been airbrushed and there is a post-restoration tear in the bottom border. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.


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