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    Sands of Iwo Jima (Republic, 1950). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style B.
    Shortly after finishing his first Oscar-nominated role in this film, John Wayne received one of Hollywood's ultimate honors -- he was asked to put his footprints in cement outside Grauman's Chinese Theater. For the occasion, black sand from Iwo Jima was shipped in and mixed with the concrete, so that Wayne could actually leave his foot (and fist!) prints in the sands of Iwo Jima. Other than a minor chip in the right border and a few tears from the border just into the artwork, this poster is in wonderful condition and professionally mounted on linen. Very Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2017
    18th-19th Saturday-Sunday
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