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    The Covered Wagon (Paramount, 1923). Lobby Card Set (8) (11" X 14")& Program (9" X 12"). Director James Cruze presented audiences with the first great western epic of the silent era, in this production that chronicled the largest wagon train to ever cross the valley of the Platte River. It reportedly had a cast of 3,000 which included 1,000 Indians brought from reservations by a young Col. Tim McCoy. Paramount went all out in the promotion of this film. Offered here is a complete lobby card set, along with a program and the original Paramount shipping invoice for the film. The lobby set has minor border imperfections and corner chips. The program has a light cover stain, about the size of a dime, that has bled through the first 5 pages or so. This stain does not distract from the beautiful artwork on the cover. This is a beautiful lobby set, for a historic film, that is in incredible condition. Very Fine/Near Mint.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2004
    17th Saturday
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