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    Why Bring That Up? (Paramount, 1929). Insert (14" X 36").
    Like their contemporaries Amos 'n Andy, Moran and Mack, or The Two Black Crows (Charles Mack and George Moran), were a black-face comedy act popular in vaudeville, Broadway, radio, and finally in film during the 1920s and 1930s. They starred in seven films, three of which were for Paramount, including this early talking comedy. The duo revive their radio routines here, with most of the action centering around a con artist after their money. Evelyn Brent and Harry Green co-star. This rarely seen insert had a small hole in the left border, and a few in the image area, a pinhole in the top border, creases, and missing paper in the center of the right side. All of these issues have been addressed with professional restoration, leaving a bright and clean poster. Acknowledging racial stereotypes when seen today, this film is a glimpse at a controversial time of our cinematic history, and therefore a collectible and historical item. Very Good/Fine on Paper.


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