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    Rio Grande (Republic, 1950). Insert (14" X 36"). As far as Westerns go, it's hard to beat the combination of director John Ford and leading man John Wayne, as this rousing action picture proves. Here, Wayne stars as Lt. Col. Kirby Yorke, a Civil War veteran who is unexpectedly reunited with his wife Kathleen (Maureen O'Hara) and his estranged son Jeff (Claude Jarman Jr.), when the latter transfers to his father's post. The climax of the film is a bloody battle with the Apaches. Wayne is appropriately heroic in this dramatic insert. It had pinholes in the corners, a tear in the right border, and extra horizontal folds, but professional restoration has been expertly applied, giving this fine piece a brilliant, like-new appearance. This is a real stunner for any fan of this legendary actor. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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