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Catalog Number 2000.009.001
Object Name Poster, Theater
Title Paradise Canyon
Date 1935
Medium ink on paper
Description Paradise Canyon, movie poster, 1935. At the top left is a big picture of John Wayne. At the bottom right there are three men fighting, one holding a gun. "Monogram Pictures presents John Wayne in "Paradise Canyon" Tooker Litho Co. New York A Paul Malvern Production Directed by Carl Pierson Story by Lindsey Parson Screen Play by Robert Emmett Litho in USA #6235 656 No3 Paradise Canyon B. Carter 6# 5-6 Paradise Canyon."

Starting as a grip who moved props for director John Ford, one would hardly guess that
Michael Morrison would someday be the top box office star known as John Wayne.
This Western is typical of the "B" or low cost movies that featured Wayne as a cowboy hero. In the movie "Singing Sandy" Wayne was even presented as a singing cowboy although the singing voice was "dubbed". This movie was made just four years before the "Duke" would get his big break as the "Ringo Kid" in John Ford's "Stagecoach".

Dimensions H-79.87 W-81.5 inches
Height (in) 79.87
Width (in) 81.5
Dimension Details 78 (h) x 79.87 (w) work
Imagefile 001\2000.009.001.JPG