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    The Searchers (Warner Brothers, 1956). Lobby Cards (3) (11" X 14").
    Ethan Edwards (John Wayne) sets out on a quest to find his niece, whose parents were massacred by Indians. Although the quest takes place over many years, the end of his journey is nothing like what Edwards expected. One of the finest films by director John Ford, this is a complex and compelling story about a man forced to confront his beliefs and values, with Wayne's portrayal of Edwards serving to pave the way for the "antihero" character that would become a film staple in the 1970s. The portrait of Wayne is the most sought after card from the set and the scene of Wayne and Jeffrey Hunter astride their horses is also highly desirable as it depicts the two searchers against the backdrop of Monument Valley, aka "John Ford Country." Two of the cards have slight edge wear and unobtrusive smudges, and one of those has a diagonal crease in the lower left corner. Very Fine.


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    April, 2018
    7th-8th Saturday-Sunday
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