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    My Sin (Paramount, 1931). Insert (14" X 36").
    Tallulah Bankhead is Carlotta, a hostess in a Panamanian cantina who is about to marry a wealthy man of society, when her sordid past catches up with her. Bankhead's pre-Code niche was the "woman's picture" brimming with romance, suffering and an ample amount of angst. In My Sin she gets a chance to display her dazzling figure and distinctive voice, as she warbles a jazzy "scat" ditty called "Crazy Tom" while sitting on the bar in the cantina. Fredric March provides a strong leading performance opposite Bankhead, and both are featured on this extremely rare insert. The poster has been gel-backed and touchup applied to pinholes in the top border, a tear in the left and bottom border, and small chips in the right border. Large format paper on this title is seldom offered, making this clean, attractive piece highly desirable. Fine+.


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