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    The Public Enemy (Warner Brothers, 1931). Window Card (14" X 22").
    James Cagney's portrayal of a big city gangster catapulted the actor to stardom in this hard hitting and edgy crime drama from the early 1930s. Co-starring screen beauty Jean Harlow, the film chronicled the rise and fall of Cagney's character, from a small time hoodlum to a high ranking bootlegger during Prohibition. Directed to perfection by William A. Wellman, The Public Enemy proved to be one of the most important pre-Code films released, as it helped put Warner Brothers Studio on the map. Offered here is an absolutely stunning window card featuring the iconic deco image of Cagney and Harlow. Restoration has been done to restore approximately two inches at the top of the imprint area. There was a chip and small tear in the left and lower borders as well as some airbrush work to some of the white background field. The wonderful work done has brought the card back to its original beauty. Fine+.


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