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    The Lost Squadron (RKO, 1932) One Sheet (27" X 41"). What did the World War I pilots do after the war was over? They went to Hollywood and became stunt pilots in movies being made about the war. They also suffered depression and various disillusionments over their attempts to readjust to civilian life. This picture was way ahead of its time in its social commentary about the affects of war on former soldiers, predating "The Best Years of Our Lives" by 14 years. Erich von Stroheim plays a maniacal director in some of the best casting Hollywood could deliver. This poster is stunning in its design and the colors are brilliant. There is such minor color touch to the center point that it's barely noticeable. Near Mint on Linen.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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