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    K.O. for Cupid (Universal, 1924). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    World Heavyweight Champion from 1919 to 1926, Jack Dempsey, or the "Manassa Mauler" as he became known, was not only a professional boxer, but a cultural icon in the 1920s. K.O. for Cupid is the tenth and final release in the Fight and Win series of shorts featuring Dempsey. The series was filmed shortly after the boxer's title defense in 1923, after which he took time off to make money endorsing products, staging boxing exhibitions, and star in movies. A fine portrait of Dempsey graces this very rare title card that has light signs of handling, including pinholes in the corners and one in the image area, smudging in the credits, a small stain on his lip, a stain in the top left corner, and corner bends. Fine/Very Fine.


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