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    The Big Trail (Fox, 1930). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14"). The tagline "The Most Important Film Ever Produced" may not have been too far off the mark. This film, although a box-office flop, has the distinction of being the first film produced in 70 mm. However, only a limited number of theaters were equipped to handle this size, so a 35 mm version was filmed simultaneously. 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. Stapleholes are found in each corner, as well as a few slight border tears and bends running along the top of the card. This is the first time Heritage has offered paper from this rare title. Fine.

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    November, 2005
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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