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    The Good Earth (MGM, 1937). Special Promotional One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Volney Phifer was an animal trainer that did a great lot of work for MGM for over twenty- five years. He would train many Leo the Lion mascots, monkeys and lions for all of the Tarzan films, and many other famous film animals. The studio also led the way in promotional tours to help "get the word out" for their films. In this case, and in conjunction with the release of Paul Muni's The Good Earth, the studio set up a tour with Phifer touring a Chinese Bull named Hii that appeared in the film. The inset picture features the bull and Paul Muni. One sheet posters for personal appearances are extremely rare and this one comes from the estate of Mr. Phifer. Other than some very slight bleed thru where the title was written on the back and some very light toning and print transfer, this poster is in very clean condition. Very Fine+.


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