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    Two Black Films Posters. Includes:

    House Rent Party (Toddy Pictures, 1946)
    One Sheet
    26.5" x 40.75" (67.31 x 103.51 cm) Black Films
    No place; 1946

    Starring Dewey "Pigmeat" Markham, John "Rastus" Murray, Alfred Cortez, Claude Demetri, David Bethea, and Hannah Sylvester. Directed by Sam Newfield. Shorty (John Murray) is thrown out of his house by his wife for reading too many detective novels and for not collecting his owed salary from his boss Pigmeat. After hearing about a jewel thief on the loose, Shorty and Pigmeat team up to try and catch the thief and collect the reward.

    Don't Knock the Twist (Columbia, 1962)
    One Sheet
    27" x 41.5" (68.58 x 105.41 cm) Black Films
    No place; 1962

    Starring Chubby Checker, Gene Chandler, Vic Dana, Linda Scott, The Dovells, The Carroll Brothers, Lang Jeffries, Mari Blanchard, Georgine Darcy. Directed by Oscar Rudolph. The movie centers around a dance variety show called "The Twist" and the jealousies that arise between twist dancers.

    Condition: The first poster has heavy creasing with a hole at the centerfold that has caused paper loss. There are small tears at the edges. Still retains its bright colors. The second poster has creasing, minor soiling, and small scuff marks. There is a small hole at the top left corner. Ink writing on verso that reads, "Thurs-Fri-Sat June 28-29-30" and "62-223" has bled through and is faintly visible on the front.

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    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
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