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    The Public Enemy (Warner Brothers, 1931). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    James Cagney had been a bit player until William Wellman cast him as the lead in this crime drama, his snappy patter and wisecracking grin earning him the title shot at Hollywood history. The film exploited the lives of gangsters like Al Capone who rose to power in the early 1930s and shocked the public into an awareness of the organized crime that ran bootleg alcohol during Prohibition. This is one of the most important films made during pre-Code Hollywood and features Jean Harlow, Ed Woods and Joan Blondell. The card shows a faint crease in the upper border, a small tear in the upper left border, light smudging in the borders, with minor stains in the left and right borders, and there is paste residue on the verso.
    Very Fine-.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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