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    The Prizefighter and the Lady (MGM, 1933). Insert (14" X 36").
    Heavyweight contender Max Baer makes his screen debut in this top MGM production, given lavish treatment by director W.S. Van Dyke. While the plot centers around his romance with star Myrna Loy, the real attraction of this film is the fight scenes with greats Jack Dempsey and Primo Carnera, whom Baer would fight in reality just a year later to win the Heavy Weight Championship title. Baer would go on to act in twenty more films. Walter Huston and Otto Kruger co-star. This gorgeous poster features both Baer and Loy and a terrific fight scene. It shows a minor tear in the right border, and an ink number at the bottom edge, otherwise it is in impeccable condition. From the Stanley Caidin collection sold by Sotheby's in 1992. Rolled, Very Fine/Near Mint.


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