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    City for Conquest (Warner Brothers, 1940). Insert (14" X 36").
    As tough guy Danny Kenny, James Cagney shines in this New York based melodrama directed by Anatole Litvak. Cagney is struggling to make it as a big time boxer, pay for a music education for younger brother Eddie (Arthur Kennedy), and win back ex-girlfriend Peggy Nash, played by the stunning Ann Sheridan. Set in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, this touching story also features a young Anthony Quinn as Murray Burns, who temporarily steals Sheridan's heart. This beautiful linen-finish insert had small chips in the borders and corners, fold wear with small paper loss, and a minor tear in the upper right border. After professional restoration, it now displays wonderfully and is a remarkable piece from a high point in Cagney's career. Fine on Paper.


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