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    Big Jim McLain (Warner Brothers, 1952). Italian Locandina (13" X 27.5"). Luigi Martinati Artwork. Retitled: Marijuana.
    Though the story deals with a couple of House of Un-American Activities Committee agents, John Wayne and James Arness, who have come to Hawaii to uncover a communist cell, the foreign release was re-edited. The villains in this version were drug dealers and through dubbing and script changes, the film was released as Marijuana. The real star of this version is this fabulous Italian locandina done by master artist Luigi Martinati. The poster has pinholes in the borders and image, a torn pinhole in the background, a lift in the imprint area, a small stain near Wayne's credit, and light toning. There are pieces of tape in the imprint area and verso. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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