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    The Shadow of the Eagle (Mascot, 1932). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41") Chapter 5 -- "The Telephone Cipher."
    Paper from this early John Wayne serial is extremely difficult to come by, and this is the only one sheet as have ever offered in over twenty years. This is the same copy previously offered in 2009. In the midst of his decade long stretch of B Westerns, Wayne was cast as the aviator hero for this Mascot adventure serial. Set in 1918, with the characters of a traveling carnival, Ford Beebe directs Wayne as he saves the day in each episode and by Chapter 15 discovers the identity of the mysterious "Eagle." The villain has been making threats via sky writing and, along with his henchmen, has kidnapped Dorothy Gulliver and her father Edward Hearn. This remarkable stone litho poster has been expertly restored to address a chip in both the left and right borders, and pinholes in the corners and borders. It displays incredibly well and, with the early image of young Wayne and carnival villains, this will be a wonderful treasure for any collector.


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