FLAMING CRISIS, THE (1924)

$3,000.00

(African American film) Vintage original 42 x 28″ (107 x 71 cm.) poster, USA. Calvin Nicholson, Dorothy Dunbar, dir: William Grimes; Mesco. Conserved on linen, with minor touch ups to address small tears and wear along fold lines, NEAR FINE.

A scarce silent era poster from THE FLAMING CRISIS, a Black cast film. “A young black newspaperman is convicted of murder on circumstantial evidence and sentenced to prison. He escapes and makes his way to the southwestern cattle country, where he falls in love with Tex Miller, a beautiful cowgirl. Having rid the territory of an outlaw band, he gives himself up to the law, thinking that he will be sent back to prison. After discovering that the real murderer has confessed, he returns to Tex and the country he has come to love.” (AFI) Richards 361.

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