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    3 Bad Men (Fox, 1926). Title Card and Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Although this film is considered the original version of John Ford's Three Godfathers made in 1948 with John Wayne, this film was actually based on completely different source material. Ford had originally intended the three bad men to be George O'Brien, Tom Mix, and Buck Jones, but since the script called for all three men to die, none of the major stars would take the roles since it would look bad for their image. This fantastic title card is pure Ford.... the three men astride their horses in silhouette against a sunset. This motif would be repeated on another John Ford film campaign, The Searchers. The title card has pinholes in the border and the scene card has a paper clip stain in the upper border. Fine/Very Fine.

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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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