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Auction History Result

#2259 ALAMO linen 1sh '60 John Wayne, Widmark

Date Sold 8/19/2003
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Original Vintage Theatrical Linenbacked One-Sheet Movie Poster (measures 27" x 41") (Learn More)

The Alamo, the 1960 John Wayne Texas War of Independence cowboy western ("The screen's 12 million dollar spectacle! thousands in the cast! years in the making!"; "It took years to make... it cost $12,000,000 ...it will be remembered forever!"; "The mission that became a fortress... The fortress that became a shrine..."; "MAMMOTH thousands upon thousands in the cast!... 12 million dollars poured into its filming ...years in the making!"; "YOU'LL REMEMBER The Vast Armies Avalanching Across Mountain And Plain! YOU'LL REMEMBER The Awesome Siege of the Cannon! YOU'LL REMEMBER The Stand Of The 156 Men Against 7,000! YOU'LL REMEMBER Davy Crockett Standing On the Ramparts! YOU'LL REMEMBER The Daring Raid Into the Heart Of The Enemy Camp! YOU'LL REMEMBER The Unsung Exploit Of The Midnight Courier! YOU'LL REMEMBER The Charge of the Scarlet Plumes!"; nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award) starring John Wayne ("as Colonel David Crockett", better known as Davy Crockett), Richard Widmark ("as Colonel James Bowie"), Laurence Harvey ("as Colonel Wm. Barret Travis"), Frankie Avalon, Patrick Wayne, Linda Cristal, Joan O'Brien, Chill Wills (nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for this film), Joseph Calleia, and Richard Boone (billed as "Guest Star Richard Boone")
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Condition: good to very good. Prior to linenbacking, the poster was in good to very good condition. The poster had holes at each crossfold and some small areas of paper loss down the vertical foldline. There were some smudges and small areas of paper loss in the credits area and the borders were slightly tattered. Linenbacking has minimized the poster's defects, but they are still somewhat noticeable, although I do not think they are all that distracting.
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