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    Charlie Chan in City in Darkness (20th Century Fox, 1939). Three Sheet (41" X 79").
    Incredibly popular through the 1920s and 1940s, Charlie Chan films had become a favorite series among many mystery fans by 1939, with twenty-two Hollywood films already under the character's belt prior to City in Darkness. This exciting installment, in which Charlie attempts to solve a murder aboard a Hawaiian freighter, is especially notable as it marked the first appearance of Sidney Toler in the lead role, following the unexpected death of former Chan star Warner Oland. A great find, this is the first time Heritage has had the opportunity to sell a three sheet for this excellent Chan thriller. The poster shows edge wear with small tears, pinholes in the borders and background, misfolds, fold wear with chipping and tears. A few chips in the edges and crossfolds have splices attached on the verso, and there is paper, cellophane, and archival tape on the verso as well. Folded, Fine+.


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    March, 2017
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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