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    Johnny Guitar (Republic, 1954). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Not the most popular person in the territory, pretty saloon-owner Vienna (Joan Crawford) sticks it out in her small Arizona town in anticipation of the day the railroad comes through, bringing with it a slew of thirsty customers. Rancher Emma Small (Mercedes McCambridge) likes things just the way they are and wants Vienna out, and she'll do anything to make that happen. But Vienna has an ace up her sleeve: ex-lover Johnny Guitar (Sterling Hayden) who, unbeknownst to the rest of the town people, is a deadly gunslinger. Expertly directed by Nicholas Ray, this is one of the most unique - and unusual - Westerns ever filmed. The exquisite one sheet offered here had fold wear, pinpoint crossfold separation, pinholes in the corners, and several light creases, but professional restoration has addressed all of these issues, making this a clean, attractive, and highly desirable prize. Very Fine on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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