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    Description

    Beale Street Mama (Sack Amusement Enterprises, 1947).
    One sheet, linen-backed poster
    31" X 44"
    Cleveland; [1947]

    Directed by Spencer Williams of Amos and Andy television fame (1951-1955), this "race" film stars July Jones, Spencer Williams, and Rosalie Larrimore.

    Named for the historic street in downtown Memphis, this is one of the more than 500 films produced between 1915 and the early 1950s made for all-black audiences with an all-black cast. Featuring music by Vincent Valentini.

    Condition: Very good, with light creasing in places, with some possible separations at folds that have been reinforced with the linen backing.


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    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
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