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    I Wanted Wings (Paramount, 1941). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style B.
    In a film that earned an Oscar for its exciting aerial effects, three young men (William Holden, Ray Milland, and Wayne Morris) train to become Army Air Corps pilots, while at the same time pursuing a beautiful seductress (Veronica Lake) and a female photographer (Constance Moore). We note that this one sheet is pictured in the excellent poster reference book, Reel Art, by Richard Allen and Stephen Rebello. This style B one sheet features art by the famous illustrator McClelland Barclay, one of the most prolific recruitment poster artists of World War II. The copy offered here had pinholes in the corners, chips in the top and bottom right corners, a tear with minor paper loss in the top border, and small chips in the image area, all of which have been addressed with expert professional restoration. Don't miss your chance to own this beauty. Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    19th-20th Friday-Saturday
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