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    The Bitter Tea of General Yen (Columbia, 1933). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    The most exotic project directed by Frank Capra, who is so beloved for his light hearted take on a very American way of life, this drama is set during a military revolution in China. Swedish actor Nils Asther stars as the title General who kidnaps missionary Barbara Stanwyck and falls in love with her. Due to the strict moral codes of the 1930s, in which interracial romances were taboo, their affair must end in tragedy. The card has pinholes in the top corners, and a minor area of missed varnish in the bottom border. This stunning card features two images of Stanwyck and Asther in their full color costumes. With its original varnish, this a rich and beautiful item. Paper from this title rarely shows up, so don't miss this opportunity. Very Fine+.


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