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    The Big Trail (Fox, 1930). Fine+. Window Card (14" X 22").
    This film has the honor of being the first movie ever shot in 70mm. Only a few theaters had the ability to run the format, so a 35mm version of the film was shot at the same time. While the film's tagline, "The Most Important Film Ever Produced," referred to the new film process, it could very well have been a prophetic reference to the movie's inexperienced male lead, as it marked the first starring role for John Wayne. Any posters from this early sound Western are very hard to find. There has been touchup to address a hole in the top border, a bottom left corner chip, and tears in the top and bottom borders. The borders and imprint area have been airbrushed.


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    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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