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    The Air Circus (Fox, 1928). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Howard Hawks was a master storyteller; his ability to establish and sustain mood and atmosphere in film. Hawks had served as a pilot for the Army Air Corps during WWI. After he was discharged, he worked in an aircraft factory designing and flying planes. Hawks used his first hand experience to masterfully craft this early aviation film. He would go on to direct several others of the same theme, including the 1930 version of "Dawn Patrol." We sold the other style poster from this film in our July, 2003 poster auction for $1,725. That was the poster produced for the silent version as this one so clearly heralds the all-talking parts! The poster has some minor paper loss and flaking from the bottom vertical fold. From the collection of Jim Ashton. Fine+ on Linen.

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