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    The Wild One (Columbia, 1953). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    Personifying aloof toughness, Marlon Brando was the natural choice to play the renegade leader of a motorcycle gang in The Wild One. His portrayal set the standard for all other cinema juvenile ruffians. He was even the model James Dean used for Rebel Without a Cause. The rival gang, led by Lee Marvin, was the Silver Beetles - the name John Lennon would use for his band a few years later. This rolled half sheet is one of the few posters from the film's original release to actually show the motorcycles. Signs of light handling include a faint smudge in the bottom border, and a soft bottom right corner crease. Rolled, Very Fine+.

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