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    The Covered Wagon (Paramount, 1923). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    Director James Cruze presented audiences with one of the first great epic Westerns produced during the silent era. Before it arrived in 1923, the series Western reigned supreme, with stars such as Broncho Billy and Tom Mix attracting huge followings. However when The Covered Wagon arrived, Hollywood studios began to consider the Western more seriously. The saga chronicles the largest wagon train ever to cross the valley of the Platte River. The film reportedly had a cast of 3,000 which included 1,000 Indians brought from reservations by a young Colonel Tim McCoy. This lovely poster shows star Lois Wilson, on a rearing horse as Alan Hale and Ernest Torrence argue below. There were pinholes in the corners and a crease and tear on the right corner of this lovely poster. The poster has been mounted on linen and professionally restored. A great poster with eye-popping color for a very historical film. Very Fine on Linen.


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