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    The Thief of Bagdad (United Artists, 1940). Half Sheet (22" X 28") "Genie" Style. A charming fantasy film, this wonderful adaptation of the classic tale features noted black actor Rex Ingram as the Djinn. Ingram, born on a riverboat in Mississippi, is perhaps best known for his role as Jim in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939, as well as the significant parts he played in The Green Pastures (1936), Cabin in the Sky (1940), and Sahara (1943), to name just a few. He is prominently featured on this wonderful half sheet, with art by the renowned Willy Pogany, which shows pin holes in the image area, edge wear with small tears, a piece missing from the bottom left, tears in the right border, wrinkling in the lower left, creases in the bottom border, and a vertical crease in the top left. In spite of these flaws, this is a lovely piece that displays very nicely. Rolled, Fine+.

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