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    They Were Expendable (MGM, 1945). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style C.
    Set during the early days of WWII, this action filled war drama stars Robert Montgomery as Navy Lieutenant John Brickley and John Wayne as Lieutenant Rusty Ryan, two heroes of the fighting in the Philippines. Based loosely on real events, Ryan and Brickley are trying to prove to the Navy that PT Boats have an important role in winning the war. Montgomery had served as a real-life PT Boat commander during the war and even directed a few action scenes in this film. Donna Reed co-stars as Ryan's love interest, Lieutenant Sandy Davyss. Prior to professional restoration this one sheet had pinholes in the corners, fold wear and crossfold separations, small chips in the lower left corner and bottom edge, and a diagonal crease at the top. There is a small stain apparent in the lower left, below the credits. A stellar portrait of Montgomery. Very Fine- on Linen.


    Estimate: $400 - $600.

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    March, 2009
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