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    Thunder Road (United Artists, 1958). Insert (14" X 36"). A veteran (Robert Mitchum) comes home from the Korean War to the mountains and takes over the family moonshining business. He has to battle big-city gangsters who are trying to take over the business and the police who are trying to put him in prison. Mitchum's oldest son plays his son in the film, a role offered to Elvis Presley -- who had to bow out because the Colonel feared damaging his creation's image. The insert has tape covering the top and bottom borders, fold line wear and tape-repaired separation, and a couple of tears and crease marks in the image area. Mitchum looks to be at his crazed best, and the art promises moonshine-running action that will go unmatched until the Duke boys fire up the General Lee 20 years later. Fine+.

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    November, 2005
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