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    One Third of a Nation (Paramount, 1939). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    This Depression-Era film was adapted from a play originally produced by the Federal Theatre Project (part of the WPA), and focuses on the plight of slum dwellers in contrast to the life of the upper class. Real estate mogul Peter Cortlant (Leif Erickson) comes to the aid of a boy (Sidney Lumet) and his older sister Mary (Sylvia Sidney) injured in a fire in their dilapidated tenement building (which it turns out Cortlant owns). Guilt ridden and now in love with Mary, Cortlant vows to level the apartment and build decent housing in its place. A first time offer from Heritage, this rare lobby card set is in excellent condition. Only four cards show smudging in the bottom right. The original envelope is included. Very Fine+.


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    July, 2012
    25th-26th Wednesday-Thursday
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