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    Gorilla Woman (United Screen Associates, 1940s). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Louis Sonney was an Italian immigrant who worked in the coal mines of Washington state before taking a job as a cop. He single-handedly caught a famous escaped train bandit, which lead to him doing tours in the vaudeville circuit and eventually to making films. Sonney was responsible for most of the films of the 1930s where liquor, gambling, and sex lead to the ruin of young women. These pictures preached against sin and degradation - while depicting it in all its sordid splendor. Dan Sonney would follow in his father's footsteps and become the most successful producer and distributor of Adults Only movies in America. There are some border creases and wrinkling and a touch of separation at the upper crossfold, otherwise this poster is in great shape. Very Fine.

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