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    I Ain't Gonna Open That Door (Unknown, 1949). Midget Window Card (8" X 14"). Born Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry, Stepin Fetchit was one of the most successful, and controversial, black performers of the twentieth century. With his slow-witted, lazy character - the polar opposite of the actor's true nature - Perry reached the heights of superstardom in the 1930s, becoming a millionaire in the process. Although his movie appearances remain controversial to this day, there's no denying that Perry was a landmark figure in Hollywood, whose pioneering career helped to pave the way for black performers of later generations. Vintage paper featuring this legendary artist is extremely rare and, consequently, quite collectible today. This midget window card from one of the actor's best known musical shorts as it was the sequel to his very well known Open the Door, Richard short, shows pinholes in the corners and borders, tanning at the top 1.5", and light corner creasing, but is otherwise extremely clean and attractive. Don't miss this opportunity to add this unique piece to your collection. From the Collection of Denver Sherry. Fine/Very Fine.

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