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    Massacre (First National, 1934). One Sheet (27" X 41"). This was one of the first major Hollywood films to seriously address America's ongoing mistreatment of its Native American population. Richard Barthelmess stars as Joe Thunder Horse, an "assimilated" college-educated Sioux Indian. Upon the death of his father, who was the tribal chief, Joe returns to the reservation of his youth, only to discover that his people are dying of various diseases and are being systematically cheated of their possessions and basic rights by crooked Indian agents. He heads to Washington in hopes of righting these wrongs, only to experience racial prejudice and hatred all along the way. This poster features vividly colorful stone litho graphics. There are pinholes along the borders, a crossfold separation on the bottom fold, and light fold wear. The linen backing has been trimmed to the poster's borders. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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