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    Shane (Paramount, 1953). Poster (40" X 60") Style Z. Considered by most film historians as one of the seminal films of the Western genre, George Stevens directs this mythic tale of good versus evil. Nominated for six Academy Awards, Alan Ladd stars as a lone gunslinger who takes it upon himself to stand up for a group of defenseless homesteaders in the 1880s. This lovely 40" X 60" poster is the only copy we have ever seen of this beauty. Differing from all the other formats produced for this film, this poster features color photographs which were printed on the poster, and not put on after printing, as this was often the case with these larger format posters. This example had small tears from the outer edges into the artwork, some wear to the edges, and minimal touch-up to stress lines within the image. There was no paper missing before restoration and the poster now displays magnificently. When bidding on these larger posters, remember they are fragile and will cost more to ship than normal. Don't miss your chance to get this prize now, who knows if you'll ever see another! Rolled, Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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