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    The Plainsman (Paramount, 1936). French Petite (23.5" X 31.5"). This star-studded production, expansively directed by Cecil B. DeMille, includes some of the greatest Western icons in history, including Wild Bill Hickok (Gary Cooper), Buffalo Bill Cody (James Ellison), Calamity Jane (Jean Arthur), and General George Armstrong Custer (John Miljan), as Wild Bill tries to quell an Indian uprising. Although this version takes huge liberties with historical fact, there's no denying the fact that it's an exciting and entertaining picture. The gorgeous poster offered here has pinholes in the corners, small stains in the lower portion, light edge wear, overall toning, light fold wear, and small edge tears. It has been mounted on linen, but no additional restorative work has been performed. Though the film deals primarily with Wild Bill and Calamity Jane, the French called it "The Adventure of Buffalo Bill!" The image of Cooper and Arthur is superb, deserving of an honored place in your collection. Very Fine- on Linen.

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