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    The Overland Telegraph (MGM, 1929). Australian Daybill (13" X 30"). Filmed in beautiful Glacier National Park, and starring MGM's only series cowboy, Tim McCoy, this silent Western arrived just before the advent of talkies. McCoy plays an army captain who heads off an impending Indian attack by using the newfangled telegraph. This stone litho beauty from down under features McCoy in action against a trio of Indians, using the same basic artwork from the American one sheet, but in a slightly different configuration. There's a tiny piece missing in the top right corner, and the sheet has pinholes; there's also a scuff in the "O" in McCoy's name. A splendid poster from the last days of the silent Western. Very Fine on Linen.

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    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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