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    Gambling with Souls (1936). One Sheet (28" X 42.5").
    Martha Chapin is the bored wife of Robert Frazer, and craves luxuries she believes her husband cannot provide. Her wanting leads to high gambling debts that force her into prostitution. The low-budget exploitation was banned by New York censors, due to the subject matter and images of young ladies in their underwear. Offered for the first time by Heritage, this is most likely a "states' rights" poster used by local distributors when the film's producers would sell the marketing rights to individual territories. Prior to restoration, the poster had chips in the borders and upper horizontal fold, tears in the imprint area, a tear from the upper horizontal fold into the title, and pinholes in the borders. There is a minor stain to the left of the title. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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