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    Victory Through Air Power (United Artists, 1943). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). An unabashed World War II propaganda film, this memorable movie is based on the book of the same title by Alexander P. deSeversky, who advocated the use of strategic long range bombing to win the war. Walt Disney was so impressed with deSeversky's theories that he personally authorized and funded the creation of this animated feature, primarily to convince the government, as well as the American public, that the idea's presented should be widely adopted. It also marked the beginning of Disney's educational films division, which continues to this day. This attractive and highly desirable half sheet, which combines the dramatic imagery of the one sheet with the desirable imagery of the lobby cards, has pinholes in the corners, edge tears (some repaired with cellophane tape on the front and back), one of which, in the bottom center, extends into the image area, and a punch hole in the top border. It is a powerful, and highly desirable, poster that will enhance any collection. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.

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