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    The Plainsman (Paramount, 1936). Jumbo Window Card (22" X 28").
    In the years following the Civil War, Wild Bill Hickok (Gary Cooper) battles crooked arms dealer John Lattimer (Charles Bickford), who has been providing the Native Americans with repeating rifles in defiance of the U.S. Cavalry. When Calamity Jane (Jean Arthur) is captured, Wild Bill tries to bargain for her release but instead gets captured himself. A sprawling Western directed in grand style by Cecil B. DeMille, The Plainsman doesn't get many points for historical accuracy, but it's grandly entertaining just the same. This rare jumbo window card features stalwart hero Cooper, guns drawn and embraced by the lovely Arthur. The piece is in highly presentable condition, showing only pinholes in the borders, foxing in the left and bottom border, smudging in the top imprint area, a tear in the right border, tape in the corners and a top right corner bend. Fine+.


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    July, 2012
    25th-26th Wednesday-Thursday
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