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    Belle of the Nineties (Paramount, 1934). Window Card (14" X 22").
    In 1934, when the Production Code was enforced, Mae West had to change the art accompanying her stage play "It Ain't No Sin" from including a drooping neckline and cleavage to showing no cleavage at all! She also had to change the title to a more tame "Belle of the Nineties." The art on this poster is still lovely, however, and this is one of the earliest posters to mention Duke Ellington, John "Mack" Brown, and Katherine DeMille. The window card has been restored beautifully on cardstock with some touch-up in the top and bottom borders. There was a small hole above the hat on the left, and some creasing above the title, but now the poster displays fantastically! Fine/Very Fine on Cardstock.


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