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    Dorothy Dandridge Advertising Poster (Jackson Brewing, 1950s). Poster (21" X 28"). Although her earliest film appearances were bit parts in A Day at the Races and an Our Gang short, Dorothy Dandridge was destined for greater things. With a sultry voice and a beauty that transcended race, her breakout performance in Otto Preminger's musical Carmen Jones won her a Best Actress Oscar nomination. This 1950s advertising poster for Jax Beer features Dandridge as she was best known prior to Carmen Jones, as a stunning and glamorous songstress. This hardboard poster has undergone restoration to address cracks and tears. As such, there is painting in the image and a few minor chips have formed in the borders. But this very rare poster still serves as a reminder of the unmistakable allure of one of Hollywood's all-time great beauties. Very Good.

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    July, 2008
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