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    Mammy (Warner Brothers, 1930). Insert (14" X 36").
    Making its Heritage debut, this stone litho insert is one of only a handful of items Heritage has ever sold from this Al Jolson classic, a film with little paper remaining today. The fourth of Jolson's feature films following The Jazz Singer, The Singing Fool, and Say It with Songs, this story of a down-on-its-luck minstrel troupe kept up with the quick pace of technology by featuring several two-color Technicolor sequences. The songs and dance routines, however, are by far the best part of the whole picture. Jolson takes the stage with some of his best numbers, with renditions of "In the Morning," "Pretty Baby," "Yes, We Have No Bananas," and, of course, "Mammy." Showcasing a fantastic illustration of Jolson in his most famous costume, this rare insert has touchup to pinholes and small border tears. The borders have been airbrushed, and Jolson's credit and the red curtains in the background have received some color touchup. Fine on Linen.


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