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    Gone Harlem (Sack Amusement Enterprises, 1939). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Sack Amusement Enterprises was a production company that distributed films for African-American audiences during the 1930s and 1940s. Although the production side ended in the 1940s, Sack continued to distribute films to a wider audience into the 1970s. Paper from their earlier 1930s productions is always highly collectible; offered here is a stunning one sheet from this grand Ethel Moses vehicle. Moses was a top dancer during Harlem's Golden Age, and easily made the transition to actress in the 1930s. She worked often with Cab Calloway (including an appearance in his short Hi-De-Ho), and married his pianist, Benny Payne. This bright poster has crossfold separations, edge wear, and a tear in the left border. This is a rare and bright gem. Fine.


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    July, 2009
    23rd-25th Thursday-Saturday
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