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    Where Eagles Dare Frank McCarthy (MGM, 1968). Original Acrylic Concept Artwork on Acetate (14" X 16.75"). From the collection of David Frangioni, author of Clint Eastwood: ICON & Crash: The World's Greatest Drum Kits.
    With each concept painting for Where Eagles Dare, artist Frank McCarthy was getting closer to the idea that would be finally used on the films one sheet. On this original painting, the style of the cable car was significantly altered to match that of the one in the actual poster. Richard Burton is still the only star shown, however, both Clint Eastwood and Mary Ure would be added later, on top of and leaning out of the cable car with machine guns blazing. The Nazi soldiers are still falling to their deaths and the Castle in the background is still exploding. This incredible action-packed piece of concept art shows virtually no signs of handling or usage. This painting is on a flexible mylar or acetate. Near Mint.


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