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    The Road Back (Universal, 1939) One Sheet (27" X 41"). "All Quiet on the Western Front" had not only been a blockbuster for Universal, it had also brought the studio critical acclaim in the form of an Oscar for Best Picture. After Carl Laemmle sold the studio, the "New Universal" executives were looking for prestige, so they put their number one director, James Whale, in charge of the sequel to "All Quiet"and gave it an all-star cast. Like "The Lost Squadron," this film was supposed to tell the story of what happens to vets when they have to readjust to civilian life. Whale was close to the subject matter as he had to go through this personally after surviving battle in World War I. This one sheet has a number of small pieces of tape on the back, reinforcing several small pinholes and tiny tears on the borders. Overall condition is Very Fine-.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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