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    What Price Decency (Equitable, 1933). Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet (26.75" X 41.5") Hap Hadley Artwork. Theaters of Old Detroit Collection.
    Although the film is believed to be lost, what we do know is that the plot sounds suspiciously similar to a cross between Sadie Thompson and Red Dust, two very popular movies set in the tropics. In those films, as in this one, a woman with a shady past, and probably involved in prostitution, goes to the tropics to find redemption but falls in love with a brutal man. This stone litho one sheet even features a scene made notorious in the afore mentioned Red Dust when Jean Harlow bathed nude in the rain barrel. The film stars Dorothy Burgess and Alan Hale. This poster has been professionally restored to address fold wear and separations, pinholes, a few tears, and some chips. The top border has been partially airbrushed.


    Estimate: $800 - $1,600.

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