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    Riders of the Purple Sage (Fox, 1931). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Hal Phyfe Photography.
    George O'Brien was one of those lucky actors that made a smooth transition from silent matinee idol to sound Western star. Here, he stars in this adaptation of the Zane Grey novel opposite Marguerite Churchill, who the year earlier had starred in the epic Western The Big Trail. A real life relationship would follow their on-screen romance, and two years later O'Brien and Churchill would be married. A first time offer from Heritage, this lovely half sheet has touchup to the folds, a couple minor border tears, and two small chips in the lower corners have been reattached. There was a diagonal tear from the left border through Marguerite Churchill's shoulder to the horizontal fold, which has been repaired. Photography by Hal Phyfe. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2017
    18th-19th Saturday-Sunday
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