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    One Big Mistake (Supreme, 1940). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Here is an incredible find, original paper for a short subject Black artist featurette from 1940. This fun poster depicts legendary comedian "Pigmeat" Markham. George Kirby once said of him, "..he walked in the back door so that we young comics could walk in the front." Indeed, Markham performed in everything from Race records, vaudeville, film, Vegas nightclubs, and finally television's Laugh-In. The Lillian Randolph mentioned on the poster was the voice for "Mammy Two-Shoes" in all the Tom and Jerry cartoons! Professional restoration has addressed small pinholes, slight edge wear, a small right border tear, and small cross fold separations with small chips. Some chips in the lower right corner have been restored and with quality work, the poster displays bright and fresh. Original featurette paper for vintage black films is seldom seen. Don't miss this one! This film was later re-edited and re-released as Pigmeat's Laugh Hepcats. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

    Estimate: $400 - $600.

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