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    The Outlaw (RKO, R-1950). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    The story behind the distribution of The Outlaw is quite legendary. Originally, the film was slated to be distributed by 20th Century Fox in 1941. However, when the film was declared "indecent", Fox bailed out and producer Howard Hughes was left to promote the film himself against the MPAA. By 1946, the film had found a home at Untied Artists, but was released in a very limited run to huge crowds. Then, in 1948, Hughes took over RKO and decided to release the film one more time in 1950. This poster is from that release and features a more tame advertising campaign compared with those in the 1940s. The poster had chips off of the corners, minor chips along the fold lines and several pinholes in the corners. There were an additional two vertical fold lines as well. All of the fold lines have had touch-up and all of the borders have been airbrushed. Fine- on Linen.


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