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    Gang Smashers Lot ( Million Dollar Distributing Co., 1938-40). Title Lobby Cards (4) (11" X 14")
    With her lead role as Chick in director King Vidor's 1929 Hallelujah!, his first sound film and the first all-black film, dancer Nina Mae McKinney got her start in Hollywood in a big way. Soon after, McKinney signed a contract with MGM, but for years she was given only minor parts, including Jean Harlow's dubbed singing voice in Reckless. She tried Europe next and had theatrical success there until the start of WWII, when she returned to Hollywood. McKinney is featured on two title cards in this lot: Gang Smashers and The Devil's Daughter (Sack Amusement, 1939). Also included here are two more thrillers with all black casts: Gang War (Million Dollar, 1940) and Son of Ingagi (Sack Amusement, 1940). Two cards have been trimmed by .25" in the borders, and two cards have pinholes in the borders. One card has a small chip in the lower right corner, and one card has surface abrasions in the borders. Fine/Very Fine.


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    March, 2009
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