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    Jack Dempsey and Jess Willard in The Birth of a Champion (Fistic Film, 1939) Half Sheet (22" X 28"). Sports.
    Offered here is a rare half sheet for the fight film which featured Jack Dempsey and Jess Willard; with the latter putting his title on the line. The fight took place on July 4th, 1919 and with his victory Jack Dempsey emerged as the heavyweight champion of the world in a fight that only took three rounds and has been described as "the worst carnage that boxing has witnessed in the modern age." 1939 was the first year fight films could be legally transported across state lines. An unrestored poster with an overall presentable appearance. It may have tears, paper loss, stains, creasing, and/or edge wear. Please see full-color, enlargeable image below for more details. Fine.


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