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    Stormy Weather (20th Century Fox, 1943). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    War weary moviegoers in 1943 got their money's worth and then some with this brilliant 77 minute film that features twenty musical numbers...and all by some of the brightest musical talents this country has ever produced. It was hard enough for any African-American performer to be prominently featured on a one sheet for a release by a major studio, and that's just what makes this poster so amazingly special. It features five of the best; Lena Horne, Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, Katherine Dunham, and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson in a lushly drawn stone litho. The borders have been trimmed around the edges by 1/2" leaving all of the copyright information intact. There is touchup in the white background, and an extra vertical fold. The poster appears to have been removed from a surface at one time leaving verso paper lift which doesn't affect the image. There is some slight misregistration of colors. These issues have been addressed with professional restoration. Fine+ on Linen.


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