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    The Bronze Venus (Toddy Pictures, R-1943). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    From the Leonard and Alice Maltin Collection.
    Lena Horne had her screen debut in 1938 with the release of the all-black musical, The Duke is Tops. In 1943, after her great successes in Cabin in the Sky and Stormy Weather, the film was re-titled The Bronze Venus with Horne prominently featured in the ad campaign. In a typical backstage story, Horne plays a small-time singer torn between two men, her old friend and co-star (Ralph Cooper), and slick talent scout (Monte Hawley) who promises her the Big Time. Horne is effervescent in her youthful beauty and charm, and it's reflected here in these gorgeous cards that are in pristine condition. From the Leonard and Alice Maltin Collection. Mint.


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