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    Sergeant York (Warner Brothers, 1941). Title Lobby Card (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. Offered here is the colorful and patriotic title card from this terrific film. It has a single pinhole in the top center, a very light smudge in the background, and some very small corner bumps. These slight flaws are visible only under close examination, making this a true gem that any collector will be proud to own. Very Fine.


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    November, 2009
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