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    The Man Who Would Be King (Columbia, 1975). Autographed Insert (14" X 36"). Based on Kipling's short story of the same name, John Huston's ambitious film is now ranked as a screen classic. Sean Connery and Michael Caine play the doomed 19th-century British soldiers determined to conquer a kingdom of their own in the wilds of Afghanistan. Adding an exotic touch, Huston cast Shakira Caine, Michael's wife and a native of British Guyana, in the key role of Roxanne, whose rejection of Connery's character Daniel Dravot ultimately leads to his death. This wonderful insert from the collection of Herb Yellin carries the signatures of Connery, Michael Caine and Shakira Caine; a truly one-of-a-kind item. It appears on page 156 of Yellin's "Lord John Film Festival" (Lord John Press, 2006), and was inscribed to him by the three stars. The insert has light edge wear with minor tears in the borders and mild corner bumps. There is a light bleed-through in the lower left corner from marker writing on the reverse. A beautiful item, made more so by having the autographed inscriptions. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.

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