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    Racketeers in Exile (Columbia, 1937). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    The ever graceful Evelyn Venable could redeem any man, even Death himself, as she proved in her early success, Death Takes a Holiday. So gangster George Bancroft hasn't got a chance when she sets her sights on him in this crime drama. A few years later, Venable's melodious voice would be used to great effect as The Blue Fairy in Pinocchio. This striking art deco image dramatically demonstrates Bancroft's mental battle between his life of crime with his henchmen, and innocent Venable's allure. The sheet has a small tear in the left side of the image, pinpoint crossfold separations, and a small hole in the bottom of the vertical fold. A colorful and elegant piece, this is a real gem. Fine/Very Fine.


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