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    The Alamo (United Artists, 1960). 24 Sheet (104" X 232").
    This grand and glorious poster is the billboard format for the John Wayne directed and starring epic, The Alamo. Despite being a top-ten money maker for its 1960 release, and its popularity in Europe and Japan, the film could not recoup its massive budget in its initial release. John Wayne assumed huge personal debt to get the film finished at a budget of $12 million after United Artists refused to pay for cost overruns during production. It wasn't until the television rights sale in 1971 that Wayne's personal debts were finally paid off. Artist Reynold Brown's artwork is printed in its entirety, making it a grand size and one powerful display piece! The poster has small edge and fold chips, but nothing that distracts from this stirring depiction of the famous battle for independence of 1836. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.




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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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