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    Jesse James (Paramount, 1927). Pre-War Australian Daybill (14.5" X 40").
    Western star Fred Thomson was at the peak of his career when Paramount signed him up for this big-budget biopic about the life of outlaw Jesse James. To give the film its edge and authenticity, Paramount also brought in James's son, Jesse E. James as a technical advisor. The film depicted the outlaw in a sympathetic light, but there were still many people in 1927 who remembered his exploits and didn't agree with the more forgiving portrayal. It's Heritage's first time to sell this stone litho daybill with edge and fold wear, creases, minor chips in the borders and folds, tears in borders into the image area, and light staining in the borders. There is a curving tear in the lower image and a tear from the right border into Fred Thompson's credit. The poster has archival tape on the verso. Folded, Fine+.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2017
    29th-30th Saturday-Sunday
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