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    Mr. Wong in Chinatown (Monogram, 1939). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    A pretty Chinese woman (Lotus Long), seeking help from San Francisco detective James Lee Wong (Boris Karloff), is killed by a poisoned dart in his front hall, having time only to scrawl "Captain J" on a sheet of paper. She proves to be Princess Lin Hwa, on a secret military mission for Chinese forces fighting the Japanese invasion. Karloff was hot from his years headlining horror features and steps into the role of a Chinese detective well. The poster had pinholes as well as border wear which has been addressed with paint on all of the borders. The interior of the poster shows fold wear and some separation which has been addressed with touch up. There remains a large Dutch stamp in the upper left corner. Fine on Linen.


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