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    Sergeant York (Warner Brothers, 1941). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    Directed by Howard Hawks, this classic film tells the story of Alvin York (Gary Cooper), a hell-raisin' hillbilly from the Tennessee Valley who becomes one of the greatest heroes of World War I. In selling the rights to his story, the real York had three non-negotiable conditions: 1) that the film represent his life honestly, without the addition of any phony heroics, 2) that the role of Ms. York, his wife, not be played by a "Hollywood glamour girl," and 3) that Gary Cooper play the title role. The result is one of the greatest war pictures ever filmed. Presented here is the rare complete lobby card set with its colorful and patriotic title card (pinholes, smudging). The scene cards have pinholes in the corners. These light signs of wear are visible only under close examination, making this set a true gem that any collector will be proud to own. Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2015
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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