Western film lobby card and poster collection, 1916-1980.

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Western film lobby card and poster collection, 1916-1980.

The collection consists of primarily of lobby cards, posters, and promotional fliers, relating to western films made from 1916 to the 1980s. There are also some pressbooks and photographs in the collection. Represented within the collection are works by notable directors, such as John Ford, Howard Hawks, Allan Dwan, Henry King, Billy Wilder, Roman Polanski, William S. Hart, Sergio Leone, André de Toth, Nicholas Ray, Raoul Walsh, Anthony Mann, and Sam Peckinpah. Also represented are works featuring notable western stars, such as William S. Hart, William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Buck Jones, and Harry Carey, among others. Highlights include original posters for Stagecoach (1939), directed by John Ford, and the original poster for the Italian release of Per qualche dollaro in più (For a Few Dollars More) (1965).

3.0 linear feet (5 boxes) + 7 rolls.

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Carey, Harry, 1878-1947

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Harry Carey Sr. (1878-1947) was an actor recognized for his roles in Western films in the 1920s and 1930s. Harry Carey was born 16 January 1878 in the Bronx, New York. He studied law at New York University before his studies were interrupted by a severe case of pneumonia that resulted from a boating accident in 1899. For three years, Carey made quite a bit of money touring the provinces with "Montana," a play he wrote in 1906 about the Western frontier. Carey was wiped o...

Walsh, Raoul, 1887-1980

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Ray, Nicholas, 1911-1979

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Nicholas Ray (born Raymond Nicholas Kienzle, Jr., on August 7, 1911, in Galesville, Wisconsin) was a film director active in Hollywood between 1944 and 1963. Revered by American and European critics and filmmakers, Ray put his personal touch on every film he made, despite the constraints of the studio system. His films are marked by a sensitive handling of actors, a distinctive visual style that includes an expressionistic use of color and dramatic compositions, and unconventional s...

Leone, Sergio, 1929-1989

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Ford, John, 1894?-1973

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John Martin Feeney, (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973), known professionally as John Ford, was an American film director and naval officer. He was born John Martin "Jack" Feeney on February 1, 1894 or 1895 (sources differ on the year) in Cape Elizabeth, Maine to John Augustine Feeney and Barbara "Abbey" Curran. Instead of his birth name, Ford often gave his given names as Sean Aloysius, sometimes with surname O'Feeny, O'Feeney, O'Fienne, or O'Fearna; an Irish language equivalent of Feeney, o...

Rogers, Roy, 1911-1998

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De Toth, André, d. 2002

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Dwan, Allan, 1885-1981

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Allan Dwan was a film director. He was born in Toronto, Canada on April 3, 1885. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in electrical engineering. Allan worked for Essanay as a scenario editor, later moving to the American Film Company. He married Betty Marie Shelton and had no children. He directed more than 400 films from 1909 until his death. His pictures included "Hold Back the Night", "Restless Breed", and "Rivers Edge." Allan Dwan died of heart failure on December 21,...

Jones, Buck, 1889-1942

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Autry, Gene, 1907-1998

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Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Gene Autry: oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122570009 ...

Hawks, Howard, 1896-1977

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Howard Winchester Hawks was born in Goshen, Indiana, on May 30, 1896. He made his career in Hollywood, working in the film industry as a screenwriter, editor, director, and producer. In 1974 he was awarded an honorary Academy Award of merit. Hawks died in Palm Springs, California, on December 26, 1977. From the description of Howard Hawks photographs and movie stills, circa 1930s-1960s. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367396725 Movie producer. From the description...

King, Henry, 1886-1982

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Polański, Roman

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Roman Polanski, director and screenwriter. Gerard Brach and John Brownjohn, screenwriters. From the description of Bitter moon: screenplay, 1991, May 5. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122431894 ...

Hart, William S. (William Surrey), 1864-1946

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Stage and motion picture actor, film director, author. Best known for his roles in western films. From the description of Papers, ca. 1889-1947. (Natural History Museum Foundation, Los Angeles County). WorldCat record id: 18438931 Actor, movie cowboy 1914-1925, author. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1930-1939]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 15025720 ...

Wilder, Billy, 1906-2002

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Billy Wilder, 1906-2002, filmmaker and art collector of Beverly Hills, Calif. From the description of Oral history interview with Billy Wilder, 1995 Feb. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83334927 Billy Wilder, screenwriter and director; I.A.L. Diamond, screenwriter. From the description of Love in the afternoon : screenplay, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122608348 Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond, screenwriters; Sir Arthur Conan Do...

Mann, Anthony, 1906-1967

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Peckinpah, Sam, 1925-1984

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Boyd, William, 1895-1972

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Boyd was an actor made famous through his portrayal of the cowboy character Hopalong Cassidy on film, radio and television. Hopalong first appeared in films in 1934, on television in 1949, and on radio and in comics in 1950. The character became enourmously popular and Boyd acquired all rights to the Hopalong character in 1948. He consolidated all Hopalong enterprises and began a highly profitable business through promotion of the character. Boyd donated some of his profits to childrens hospital...