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    Racketeers in Exile (Columbia, 1937). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Columbia was known as a "poverty row" studio in the thirties and they were not above trying to cash in on the trends in film pioneered by other studios. Warner Brothers was the king in the gangster genre but they had competition from other studios wanting to carve a niche in the genre. This was one of Columbia's offerings starring Evelyn Venable and George Bancroft, who had made such early gangster classics as Underworld, and The Drag Net. This great one sheet had a chip and tear at the right edge, crossfold separations, a tear at the bottom, pinholes in the corners, and a chip in the top right corner. The poster has been mounted on linen with some light touch up, and displays nicely. Fine+ on Linen.


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