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    Doorway to Hell (Warner Brothers, 1930). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Crime.
    Portrait card, featuring the film's star, a very young Lew Ayres, from James Cagney's second film, one that would be the origin of many gangster movie 'cliches' for years to come. So clever was the writing, that the picture was nominated for a Best Writing Academy Award. Cagney's performance garnered such praise it put him in line for his breakout role in The Public Enemy. Any card from this set is extremely rare. Starring Lew Ayres, Charles Judels, Dorothy Mathews, Leon Janney, James Cagney. Directed by Archie Mayo. An unrestored lobby card with bright color and a clean overall appearance. In superb condition, the card shows only pinholes in the top corners and bottom border. Please see full-color, enlargeable image below for more details. Very Fine.


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