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    North of 36 (Paramount, 1924). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). This epic silent film (the title refers to the pre-Civil War slavery line on the map of the US) tells the story of the great cattle drives from Texas to the North beginning in 1867. The film focuses on the actual cattle drive, which writer Emerson Hough saw uniting North and South and creating the "first and only true American tradition -- the tradition of the West." Actual footage of one of the last real cattle drives in America plays a significant part of this film. That's redhead beauty Lois Wilson in the center of the poster, fresh off her role of Queen Marie in Valentino's "Monsieur Beaucaire." A true rarity in silent half sheets, this poster is unfolded and boasts brilliant color. There are tears in the bottom and lower left borders, a small tear between the 3 and 6, and small corner bumps with a tiny chip in the lower left corner. There is a mild corner crease and slight surface wrinkles. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.

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    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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