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    The Dark Command (Republic, 1940). Insert (14" X 36").
    Claire Trevor, John Wayne, and Walter Pidgeon star in this romantic period epic. The movie was directed by Raoul Walsh, who gave Wayne his first chance at fame with The Big Trail in 1929. Unfortunately, that film performed poorly, and the Duke's success would have to wait. Pidgeon's character in The Dark Command is loosely based on real-life Confederate guerrilla leader William Quantrill, even written as being born and schooled in the same place. The film co-starred Roy Rogers and George "Gabby" Hayes. There is some soiling in the borders, paper tape on the reverse, one center fold, two tears on the right border which go into the image area, a tear on the lower left, and a chip out of the bottom left corner. Folded, Very Good/Fine.


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