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    The Alamo (United Artists, 1960). TODD-AO British Quad (30" X 40").
    If you're a fan of the Duke, this rousing British quad boasting panoramic Reynold Brown artwork is a "must have." John Wayne had wanted to make a version of this epic moment in Texas' history since the 1940s, however, it wasn't until 1960 that his opportunity finally came to fruition. With a soaring score by Dimitri Tiomkin, the film depicted the suicidal stand of a band of Independent Texan revolutionaries against the entire Mexican army. Aside from Wayne himself, who plays Davy Crockett, the all-star cast includes Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey, Frankie Avalon, and Chill Wills. Restored on linen, touchup has been applied to pinholes in the borders, a chip in the top and bottom border/red background, two small chips and two small tears in the bottom border, a tear in the top border that extends into the background, and a fold in the top border. Fine+ on Linen.


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