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    Before the White Man Came (Arrow Film, 1920). Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Paper from this film is extremely scarce, and this style of the one sheet has never been offered by Heritage before. The "all-Indian cast," including Mae Old Coyote, heralded in this film, was assembled from members of the Crow and Cheyenne tribes, an unheard of move in a time when it was common for ethnic parts, including native Americans, to be played by heavily made up white actors. This stone litho artwork beautifully dramatises a scene from the film. The poster is in overall excellent condition. Restoration has addressed fold wear and a vertical tear above the bottom horizontal fold. The borders had also been trimmed but nowhere near the image and have been restored. Don't miss this rare opportunity to acquire a very unique and historical collectible.


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