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    The Lost Squadron (RKO, 1932). Insert (14" X 36").
    Richard Dix stars as a veteran WWI ace flyer who finds work in the movies as a stunt pilot for a tyrannical director-- Erich von Stroheim. This work proves as dangerous as the Great War and things come to a dramatic climax for all involved, including the director's wife, played by Mary Astor. Directed by George Archainbaud, the film features some truly harrowing flying scenes and is a first-rate adventure. This rare and dramatic insert had two pinholes at the bottom of the image area, a tear at the top and bottom that extended slightly into the image and a smaller one in the right border. There was slight fold separations, and a small chip in the centerfold. All has been professionally restored, leaving a stunning poster which displays beautifully. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.


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