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    Stepin Fetchit (1930). Photo (8" X 10").
    Vintage, gelatin silver, single weight, glossy photo. Stepin Fetchit is the stage name of Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry, who was one of the most controversial actors of his era and today. Perpetuating the negative stereotype of the lazy black servant in most of his film roles, Fetchit was also one of the earliest stars of color in Hollywood, paving the way for other black actors. Here he poses with his fiancee Dorothy Stevenson. The photo has light handling wear and light imprinting from writing. Verso: Publicity snipe. Very Fine-.


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