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    Born To the West (Paramount, 1937). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Also known as "Hell Town," this action-packed Western was one of the last B-movies John Wayne would star in. Not long after the release of "Born to the West," Wayne would find his break-out role in "Stagecoach," a film that would redefine the Western genre and make Wayne a star of the first magnitude. Undeniably, however, Wayne's star power was on full display before that, as evidenced in this classic adaptation of a Zane Grey story, for which Wayne was loaned to Paramount from rival studio Republic. The beautiful portrait card, featuring Wayne in all his cowboy glory, shows pinholes in the corners, as well as a corner bend in the upper left, and a pinhole in the bottom center border. A pinhole in the top center border has been repaired. These are minor flaws, however, that do nothing to diminish the incredible eye appeal of this Western gem. Fine/Very Fine.

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    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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