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    The Green Hornet (Universal, 1940). Three Sheet (41" X 81").
    This thirteen chapter serial and the first screen appearance of the pulp and radio character pits a crime-fighting publisher against the forces of the underworld. Protagonist Britt Reid (Gordon Jones), donning his disguise as the Green Hornet and accompanied by his assistant Kato, takes on a racketeer menacing the city. Kato, played by Keye Luke of Charlie Chan fame, was originally created as a Japanese martial arts expert, but with the unpopularity of the Japanese due to the war, his nationality was changed to Korean. This is an incredibly rare three sheet to the serial and the first copy Heritage has offered. The poster is in two pieces as printed and unbacked. It has a couple of chips in the border and some wear to the folds and crossfolds. Folded, Fine+.


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