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    Sands of Iwo Jima (Republic, 1950). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style B. Shortly after finishing his first Oscar-nominated role in this film, John Wayne received one of Hollywood's ultimate honors -- he was asked to put his footprints in cement outside Grauman's Chinese Theater. For the occasion, black sand from Iwo Jima was shipped in and mixed with the concrete, so that Wayne could actually leave his foot (and fist!) prints in the sands of Iwo Jima. Prior to restoration, this one sheet had tape lifts at the crossfold and borders, and a small abrasion on "Iwo." The poster has a very clean appearance. Very Fine- on Linen.

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