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    They Made Me a Criminal (Warner Brothers, 1939). Insert (14" X 36"). Perennial tough guy John Garfield made one of his best crime films with this entry in the pantheon of Warner Brothers pictures. The film was directed by Busby Berkeley; better known as the best dance choreographer of the 1930s, staging numbers in "42nd Street" and other Warner musicals. In this tale, Garfield plays a boxer who gets implicated in a murder. He goes on the run and hides out at a farm for juvenile delinquents, whom he begins to train to fight. As you might expect, the delinquents were The Dead End Kids and Ann Sheridan was the love interest. This scarce insert has restoration to the borders where there were chips in the linen finish. There has also been color touch-up to the fold lines and a few cracks in the finish. Very Fine+ on Paper.

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