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    The Painted Desert (RKO-Pathé Distributing, 1931). Three Sheet (41" X 80").
    The star of this early Western is William Boyd, four years before his first Hopalong Cassidy film, but it is a bit player whose appearance makes this film a part of movie history. A young Clark Gable may only have a few minutes of screen time as the villain Rance Brett in his first talkie, but he would soon become a leading man that very same year appearing alongside the likes of Joan Crawford and Wallace Beery. Presented for the first time at Heritage, this three sheet is an incredibly rare and valuable find for all lovers of early Hollywood Westerns. Professional restoration to this beautiful stone litho poster has addressed fold wear with scattered chips and tears in the borders and folds. The borders have been airbrushed and there has been touchup applied to the upper background, title area, and the lower credit area. Fine on Linen.


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