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    They Were Expendable (MGM, 1949). First Post-War Release Italian 4 - Foglio (55" X 77.5").
    Director John Ford and John Wayne reunited for this wartime story of PT boats, their commanders, and their defense of the Philippines in World War II. The title summed up the Navy's attitude on the PT boats, and Ford exploited it for all the drama he could. Gorgeous portraits of the cast fill this rare Italian 4-foglio that has been restored. Touchup has been applied to chips in the borders and Wayne's chin, and tears in the borders that extend into the background and in Wayne's face. The poster how displays quite well. Fine+ on Linen.


    Estimate: $700 - $1,400.

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    July, 2014
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