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    The Lost Squadron (RKO, 1932). Insert (14" X 36"). What did the World War I pilots do after the war was over? They went to Hollywood and became stunt pilots in movies being made about the war. They also suffered depression and various disillusionments during their attempts to readjust to civilian life. This picture was way ahead of its time, voicing social commentary about the effects of war on soldiers, predating "The Best Years of Our Lives" by 14 years. Erich von Stroheim plays a maniacal director in some of the best casting Hollywood could deliver. This lovely insert has been paper backed. It has had fold line re-touch. From the collection of Jim Ashton. Very Fine on Paper.

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