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    All Quiet on the Western Front (Universal, 1930). Counter Standee (14.5" X 17"). One of the most powerful anti-war statements ever put on film, this gut-wrenching story concerns a group of friends who join the Army during World War I and are assigned to the Western Front, where their fiery patriotism is quickly turned to horror and misery by the harsh realities of combat. The film won Oscars for Best Picture and for Lewis Milestone's direction. The American posters for this film have been almost impossible to find. There are only a couple of known one sheets and just a handful of other sizes known. This is the first time that this rare piece has ever surfaced; it uses the same image as the one sheet. It has been restored by only minor fill to small silverfish nibbling within the center of the helmet and to several of the words within the credits. The poster was not rebacked but has its original backing and easel piece on the reverse. Fine/Very Fine.

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