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    Carnera-Louis Fight Photo Contact Sheet and Broadside, with Additional Photos. Includes:

    Carnera-Louis Fight Broadside
    6" x 12"
    No place; circa 1935

    A theatrical movie poster advertising the boxing match between Primo Carnera and Joe Louis. The film was marketed as the "Only Exclusive Fight Picture of JOE LOUIS Sensational Colored Bomber and CARNERA Man Mountain of Italy. Fall of the Italian Goliath, Six Rounds of THRILL! Better Than a Ringside Seat. Shown with 'Gorilla Ship'." Before television was widely available to the masses, matches such as this were filmed and released in theaters.

    Large Format Contact Sheet Images from the Carnera-Louis Boxing Match
    12" x 16"
    Yankee Stadium, New York; June 25, 1935

    A series of consecutive stills from the Carnera-Louis fight. On verso is a sticker that reads, "The New York Times...AP Sheet. Out-take 26/6/35. Not fit for print. Blood."

    Joe Louis Photograph
    6" x 8"
    No Place; June 13, 1946

    An image of boxer Joe Louis, who was to defend his World Heavyweight Champion title against Billy Conn on June 19, 1946. On verso is stamped, "ACME 'NEWSPICTURES'".

    Joe Louis Portrait
    8" x 10.25"
    New York; June 9, 1936

    A portrait of boxer Joe Louis. On verso is stamped "ACME 'NEWSPICTURES'".

    Three Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) Boxing Photographs
    Each measuring 9" x 7"
    Various locations; 1962-1963

    Two of the photographs are from the November 15, 1962 boxing match between Archie Moore and Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) at Los Angeles Sports Arena. One of the photographs is stamped "United Press International Photo". The third image is of the fight between Clay and British Champion Henry Cooper on June 18, 1963. The photograph is captioned "Down But Not Out", and has an illegible stamp on verso.

    Condition: The photographs have varying degrees of toning and wear. Light toning and soiling on the poster. Overall, very good.

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