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    The Big Trail (Fox, 1930). Window Card (14" X 22"). Though a failure at the box office during its original release, 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. Aside from pinholes and bumps at the corners, there are chips in the top left and bottom right corners as well as a hole in the bottom left border. Fine+.

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    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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