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    Dead End (United Artists, 1937). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    When producer Sam Goldwyn decided to do a film version of the immensely successful Broadway play Dead End, he knew well enough to bring the kids to Hollywood where they recreated their roles that made them famous on-stage. In fact, they became so popular that they would achieve stardom as a group and go on to make numerous films under the Dead End Kids, the East Side Kids and the Bowery Boys names. Humphrey Bogart turned in one of his best performance as a gangster that the boys look up to and admire. Bogart and the Dead End Kids can be seen in the inset image. Lobbies on this title are fairly rare as United Artists didn't get their films distributed as well as companies that owned their own theatre chains at the time. The film was still very important and was nominated for Best Picture. The card has had some color touch to the majority of the white background and had pinholes in the corners repaired. Very Fine-.


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    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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