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    A Costume from "Sands of Iwo Jima." Republic, 1949. Standard issue United States Marine Corps fatigues; consisting of an olive green heavy cotton jacket with three large front pockets, left breast pocket stenciled in black "USMC," back further stenciled "John M. Stryker," Western Costume Co. stamp on inside right sleeve; together with matching pants with a button fly and cut-off hems; worn as Wayne portrayed "Sergeant John M. Stryker" in various action scenes in the film, including the famous last shot as he lays face down, dead on the ground. (Please note both pieces are purposely distressed, have stitched repair work, and show rust and other stain marks.)

    This role garnered Wayne his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role, though he lost to Broderick Crawford for "All the King's Men."

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    October, 2011
    6th-7th Thursday-Friday
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