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    Sergeant York (Warner Brothers, R-1949). Insert (14" X 36") From the Warner Media Archive.
    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 reissue insert from the film. The poster has slight sun-fading. Folded, Fine+.


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