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    The Air Circus (Fox, 1928). One Sheet (27" X 41"). One of the first films of director Howard Hawks' many aviation films, The Air Circus stars Arthur Lake and David Rollins as two young flight-school cadets. After bragging about their airborne prowess to pretty Sue Carol, the boys are dismayed to learn that she is an accomplished aviatrix, who can fly rings around both of them! Hawks had served as a pilot for the Army Air Corps during World War I. 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 and would go on to direct several others of the same theme, including the 1930 version of Dawn Patrol. This lovely stone litho poster has had paper added around the borders as they had been trimmed at one time. The interior image is in great condition and has minor fold touch-up. The poster has been beautifully restored to appear near mint!. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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