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    The Legion of the Condemned (Paramount, 1928). Insert (14" X 36").
    Considered one of Paramount's "lost" films, as many of the studio's pre 1930 films were lost due to mishandling, this is a sadly missed treasure. Directed by the great "Wild Bill" William Wellman, who drew upon his own real-life experience as a member of the heroic Lafayette Escadrille to craft this exciting story about four young men who sign up as flyers during World War I. Filmed as a follow-up to Wings which was released the previous year and won the very first Best Picture Oscar, the movie features Gary Cooper as Gale Price, a daring pilot in love with Fay Wray's Christine Charteris, an agent of the French Secret Service who risks everything for the cause of freedom. The poster had tears in the upper right border and one in the upper left border. There was a small amount of airbrush work done around the upper border and title and a small corner chip was replaced in the lower left. The poster has not been backed in any way and remains rolled. Rolled, Fine+.


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