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    The Bitter Tea of General Yen (Columbia, 1933). Midget Window Card (8" X 14").
    It was one of the last pre-Code films that Barbara Stanwyck would make before the Hays commission came to tame Hollywood. In this picture from Director Frank Capra, Stanwyck's character falls for a Chinese warlord during a rebellion against the British Empire. The subject matter (of inter-racial relations) was a bit much for a lot of the American public at the time. Paper on this title has always been very scarce, in part due to the fact that many theatres refused to play the picture. Nevertheless, this remains one of Stanwyck's most important and best roles, and the posters are quite collectible. The borders were restored as was the top imprint area. There was airbrushing in this area above the films tag line. Very Good+.


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