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    San Quentin (Warner Brothers, 1937). Australian Daybill (15" X 40"). Humphrey Bogart must have felt he was being sent "up the river" as he was cast as yet another gangster in this Warners classic. Warner Brothers made a fortune exploiting the famous prisons around the country, so it was only a matter of time until they reached San Quentin. The daybill is similar in design to the American insert, and uses a heavy chain motif in the art that reflects the bleak existence of prison life. This pre-war Australian daybill has minor edge tears and a small corner chip in the lower left. There is light staining on the upper right edge. There are three extra horizontal folds, and a number written in pencil in the lower right corner. Very Fine.

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