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    Jesse James (20th Century Fox, 1939). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    A banner year for motion pictures, 1939 included the under-appreciated biography of America's most famous outlaw, Jesse James. Henry King directed this Technicolor classic, which depicts James, played by Tyrone Power, as a Robin Hood of his day. Paper for this film is nearly impossible to come by, and the bright, well designed half sheet offered in this lot is a Heritage first. Hold-ups and shoot-outs contrast a heartwarming profile image of Power and Nancy Kelly, all in a Western sunset blaze of color. It's always thrilling to offer a hard-to-find piece, and this one is no exception. Restoration has addressed a 1/2" of missing paper in the right and left border, a chip in the top border, crossfold separation with small paper loss, pinholes in the upper background, and touch-up has been applied to the folds and faces in the image area. Fine+ on Paper.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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