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    Murder on Lenox Avenue (Sack Amusement Enterprises, 1941). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    This all-Black cast thriller centers on the nefarious goings on at a Harlem Apartment building. Pa Wilkins (Gus Smith) is placed in charge of the complex after it is run into the ground by a slum lord (Augustus Smith). But when the facility is targeted for revenge by its former manager, the tenants become unfortunate victims of his deadly game. The film stars Mamie Smith, already a well-known blues singer, who performs in the film. There is smudging and slight staining within the image, wear at the edges and pinholes in the corners. There are separations and some chips at the fold lines and left corners. Still, a very scarce and desirable piece of Black Americana. Very Good.


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    March, 2010
    19th-20th Friday-Saturday
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