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    Rio Bravo (Warner Brothers, R-1964). French Grande (47" X 63"). A classic Western, this landmark picture finds John Wayne as Sheriff John T. Chance, charged with holding Joe Burdette (Claude Akins), scum-of-the-Earth brother of wealthy land owner Nathan Burdette (John Russell), on a murder charge. When Nathan plans a jailbreak, using his money and influence to isolate the town and the Sheriff (Wayne) rounds up an unlikely posse for support, including lame stumblebum Stumpy (Walter Brennan), drunken former deputy Dude (Dean Martin), and rookie gunslinger Colorado Ryan (Ricky Nelson). Throw an attractive dance hall girl (Angie Dickinson) into the mix, and you've got the making of an action-packed epic, directed by the legendary Howard Hawks! This stunning unrestored French grande, sporting eye-catching artwork by Jean Mascii, shows fold wear with crossfold separation, edge wear, and several small edge tears, but is otherwise clean and attractive, and ready to be proudly displayed. This has to be perhaps the best poster from this classic title. Very Fine.

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    March, 2008
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