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    The Big Trail (Fox, 1930). Window Card (14" X 22").
    In 2006, the United States Library of Congress deemed this film "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" and selected it for preservation in the National Film Registry. 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 young 22-year-old 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 and a small hole in the bottom left border. Posters for this film are almost non-existent and this is the only copy of this style window card (there were two styles released) we have ever seen. Fine+.


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    March, 2011
    25th-26th Friday-Saturday
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