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    The Searchers (Warner Brothers, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41"). In a complex and well-written role, John Wayne plays Ethan Edwards, a Confederate soldier who returns from the war to find his brother and sister-in-law murdered by Indians, and their daughter abducted. Vowing to set things right, Edwards sets off on a mission to find the girl and gain revenge on those who killed his family. Wayne is at his best in this epic directed by frequent collaborator John Ford, in a role that many consider to be one of his finest ever. This highly desirable one sheet had pinholes in the corners, small tears in the credits area, the top center of the image area, and at the edges, staining at the top and bottom vertical fold, and chipping at the fold lines. Professional restoration has expertly addressed all these issues, rendering the former flaws virtually invisible. If you're a fan of Wayne, Ford, or just Westerns in general, you need to add this classic beauty to your collection. Fine+ on Linen.

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