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    The Sea Spoilers (Universal, 1936). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    In an effort to broaden his image beyond Westerns, John Wayne did a series of films for Universal in 1936-37, of which this was the first. In it, he plays Bob Randall, the Captain of a Coast Guard cutter, out hunting seal poachers. When Randall's girlfriend, Connie Dawson (Nan Grey) witnesses a murder by a seal poaching mob onboard a yacht, she is kidnapped by the mobsters, making Randall's job an extremely personal one. Although this rare half sheet has been mounted on linen, minimal restoration has been performed. It shows fold wear, creasing throughout, pinholes in the corners and borders, a tear in the left border, and touch-up in all the borders. In spite of these slight flaws, it is a very attractive and highly desirable piece that any Wayne fan will covet. Very Good on Linen.


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