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Gunga Din (1939) Poster

(1939)

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Barbaric Splendor - Gasping Magnitude - Adventure !
INSPIRED BY RUDYARD KIPLING'S HEROIC LINES (original one-sheet poster)
Armies and elephants...Love and laughter...Breathless adventure tuned to the rolling thunder of red drumfire in seething India.
RKO RADIO'S TOWERING SHOW OF SHOWS! (original print ad - all caps)
Here they come!...The reckless, lusty, swaggering sons of the thundering guns of Kipling's storied India...In the picture whose action sweeps the screen like a cyclone!
STAGED ON A SCALE THAT BEGGARS WORDS! (original print ad - all caps)
Out of the stirring glory of Kipling's India they come!...Three red-blood and gunpowder heroes...roaring for battle or ready for love!
Armies and elephants!...Love and laughter!...Breathless adventure inspired by Kipling's heroic odyssey of fighting in India!...Astride its eye-staggering scenes, three lusty sons of the sword...reckless in love, ruthless in war and dauntless in peril!
Out of the stirring glory of Kipling's seething world of battle they roar -- red-blood and gunpowder heroes all!...The stalwart, lusty, swaggering Sergeants Three...Rash and reckless battalioneers, who'd rather fight than and the lips they're always seeking!...Like towering giants astride the bristling hills that hide the bandit hordes of India...Headlong through the terrors of the Temples of Tantrapur...Onward pushing the thin red line of Empire through a land the white man rules, but never conquers!...It's big!...It's grand!...It's glorious!...No wonder it was more than a year in the making!...No wonder it taxed all Hollywood's resources to give the screen a sweep and a scope and an emotional blaze that it never had before!...DON'T LET ANYTHING KEEP YOU FROM SEEING IT! (ad appears to have word or phrase missing: ...who'd rather fight than [missing word or phrase] and the lips they're always seeking!)
RKO RADIO'S GIANT SHOW OF SHOWS! (original print ad - all caps)
Armies and elephants...Love and laughter...Breathless adventure tuned to the rolling thunder of red drumfire in a land where men fight to live, and women love and weep!
Thrills and romance for a thousand movies plundered for one mighty picture!
Tuned to the rolling boom of red drumfire in a land where elephants shoulder the artillery, and a man fights on water---or dies!
RED-BLOOD AND GUNPOWDER HEROES roaring from Kipling's storied India...storming the screen with the lusty life-thunder of men who fight for the love of it and love for the fun of it!
Red-blood and gunpowder heroes...in a mighty show tuned to the rolling thunder of red drumfire in the hills of Kipling's India.
THRILLS FOR A THOUSAND MOVIES PLUNDERED FOR ONE MIGHTY SHOW! (original print ad - all caps)
Three fighting, loving, swaggering sons of the British Batallions...in the screen's greatest action drama!
Thrills for a thousand movies plundered for one mighty show!...The picture that sweeps the screen like a cyclone!
She gambled her all against the valiant Sergeants Three!..Romance aflame through dangerous days and nights of terror..in a land where anything can happen -- most of all to a girl alone!
You've longed for adventure; thirsted for action!...NOW THEY'RE YOURS---with the red-blood and gunpowder heroes who rise from the storied mystery of India and storm the screen with the lusty, rousing, robust life-thunder of men who fight for the love of it and love for the fun of it!
Out of the stirring glory of Kipling's India they roar!...Three fighting, loving, swaggering sons of the British Battalions!
Love in a lawless land, where terror stalks through brooding hills---and a woman is sure of nothing!
ROMANCE AND THRILLS FOR A THOUSAND MOVIES PLUNDERED FOR ONE MIGHTY SHOW! (original ad - all caps)
You've longed for adventure; thirsted for action...NOW THEY'RE YOURS!...with the red-blood and gunpowder heroes in the cyclonic picture inspired by Kipling's heroic lines.
Out of the stirring glory of Kipling's seething world of battle they roar--red-blood and gunowder heroes all!...
Swaggering sons of battle!

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