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    Captains Courageous (MGM, 1937). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    Spoiled rich boy Harvey Cheyne (played to perfection by Freddie Bartholomew) has a real attitude problem. When he falls overboard while traveling on an ocean liner, Harvey is rescued by a fishing boat heading out to sea. Unable to convince the crew that he is, indeed, the scion of a wealthy family, Harvey is put under the care of Manuel (Spencer Tracy), a Portuguese fisherman, from whom he learns a number of valuable life lessons. Tracy won the first of two Best Actor Oscars for this role (the second was earned the very next year, in Boys Town). The lobby card set offered here is a real find. All the cards have pinholes in the corners and light soiling; the title card has some slight surface paper loss and scuffing, while another card show two small tears in the right border and a smudge. Additionally, one card shows a piece torn from the top left corner and repaired with tape on the reverse. Overall, this is a very attractive and desirable set, one that any film fan will be proud to own. Very Good.


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    March, 2010
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