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    The Big Trail (Fox, 1930). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Before filming even began, behind-the-scenes crew member and on-the-spot extra, Marion Michael Morrison, was spotted by director Raoul Walsh. He took the inexperienced actor under his wing, changed his name and John Wayne was born. Wayne stars as Breck Coleman, who joins a wagon train heading West in order to spy on suspected murderer Tyrone Power Sr. He falls in love with Marguerite Churchill along the way. One of the first films to be shot in both widescreen and standard formats, this top Western is truly an important historical masterpiece and posters from this title are top prizes for collectors. This stunning title card, with artwork by Marion Jochimsen, is a rare gem, showing only slightly rounded corners, and a light scuff above Walsh's name. Very Fine+.


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