Wednesday, August 5, 2015

In Old California (R1944) - (John Wayne) US one-sheet

In Old California (R1944) - (John Wayne) US one-sheet

This is a 27" x 41" US one-sheet poster for a 1944 Republic rerelease of the 1942 William C. McGann film In Old California based on a story by J. Robert Bren and Gladys Atwater, screenplay by Gertrude Purcell and Frances Hyland and starring John Wayne as Tom Craig. Plot summary: During the California Gold Rush Boston pharmacist Tom Craig moves to Sacramento and gets into a clash with Britt Dawson [Albert Dekker], a political boss who demands protection money from the population. When Dawson tells property owners not to rent to Craig for his new shop, he forms a partnership with Dawson's fiancee Lacey Miller [Binnie Barnes], who rents her property to him in exchange for a sales percentage.

Cast and crew: John Wayne, William C. McGann, Gertrude Purcell, Frances Hyland, J. Robert Bren, Gladys Atwater, Binnie Barnes, Albert Dekker, Helen Parrish, Patsy Kelly, Edgar Kennedy, Dick Purcell, Harry Shannon, Charles Halton, Emmett Lynn, Robert McKenzie, Milton Kibbee, Paul Sutton, Anne O'Neal

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