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Conflict Vintage Movie Poster Title Card John Wayne 1936

$475.00
Conflict, 1936
Original Vintage Movie Poster Title card
Starring John Wayne


1936 American drama film based on a novel by Jack London and a silent movie both titled "The Abysmal Brute".

Very early John Wayne film in one of his rare 1930s Non-western roles.   This 1936 title lobby card is Very Rare!  We have seen the 1949 re-release cards now and then but on original 1936 releases is highly scare.    Great artwork as the Duke portrays a Boxer.   Excellent + condition for a 77 year old card!

Conflict (Universal, 1936). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Drama.
Starring John Wayne, Jean Rogers, Ward Bond, Tommy Bupp, Bryant Washburn, Frank Sheridan, Harry Woods, Margaret Mann, Eddie Borden, Frank Hagney, Lloyd Ingraham, Glenn Strange, and Walter Weems. Directed by David Howard.

Plot:
Pat Glendon (Wayne) is a former lumberjack turned bare knuckle boxer who travels the countryside as part of gambling scam operated by Gus "Knockout" Carrigan for a New York City syndicate. Glendon arrives ahead of the travelling boxing exhibition, building the confidence of the locals who in turn bet on Glendon to win, only to have him throw the fight.

The gambling circuit leads Glendon to Cedar City, a west coast lumber town where he soon finds himself a job as a lumberjack and becoming part of the community. At the lumberjack picnic Glendon fights and defeats "Ruffhouse" Kelly (Woods) a burly man from a rival lumbering camp. The town folk agree that Glendon is the one to represent them in the boxing exhibition soon to hit town.

While in Cedar City, Glendon saves the life of the runaway orphan, Tommy (Tuppin), who befriends the boxer and acts as his "trainer" and is unofficially adopted by him. Maude Sangster (Rogers) a reporter pretending to be a social worker from San Francisco sent to Cedar City to expose the boxing scam, befriends Glendon and the orphan Tommy.

Conscience gets the better of Glendon, and on the day of the rigged fight against Carrigan, Glendon tells him that he won't throw the fight. He tells Carrigan that the Cedar City lumberjacks are his friends and he doesn't won't to scam them out of their hard earned money. In a hard fought, honest match, Glendon prevails and also wins the heart of the girl.

Note:  Cvtreasures stamp NOT on original