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    Gunga Din (RKO, 1939). Insert (14" X 36").
    Director George Stevens's masterpiece is based loosely on the Rudyard Kipling poem that ends with the iconic line "You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din." Dealing with the racism of British colonial soldiers in occupied India, this is the adventurous tale of the brave Indian water-carrier, played by Sam Jaffe, who comes to the aid of an entire British regiment who are headed for a trap in the Khyber Pass. This sweeping epic stars Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. as British sergeants, along with romantic lead Joan Fontaine. The insert has been professionally restored to address fold wear with small paper losses at the center fold, a tear in the top left border and a tear at the bottom border. There were also two small chips in the top right corner and one in the top left corner. This poster now displays beautifully with all its glorious color. Fine+ on Paper.


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