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    King of the Pecos (Republic, 1936). One Sheet (27" X 41"). John Wayne stars in one of the many Republic Westerns he did before "Stagecoach" made the difference in his career. Wayne is a lawyer who comes back to his home town to take down the crooked rancher who killed his parents. This one sheet has edge and fold wear with small tears and separations, and pen marks on the upper border. This poster is something of an anomaly in the Western poster hobby. It is the original artwork from the film "The Lonely Trail" which was released the same year as this film. The film "King of the Pecos" actually had another one sheet with completely differing artwork. This appears to be a stock poster that made use of the artwork Republic had on hand and used a block letter treatment to sell another film, yet no other title but these two have ever been found using this artwork. Regardless, this is an exceptionally pretty original and early John Wayne poster. Get it while you can! Very Fine+.

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    July, 2007
    20th-21st Friday-Saturday
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