CLARENCE MUSE / JUNGLE QUEEN (1945)

$200.00

[Hollywood]: Universal Pictures, 1944. Vintage original 8 x 10″ (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white print still photo, FINE.

The great African American actor Clarence Muse, here In a rare portrait for a Universal serial which got released in 1945.

Muse [was]…so unlike other black actors of his era. His performances crack the glossy artificiality of his films, injecting them with a healthy dose of unassimilated realism.” (Bogle, Blacks in American Film and Television, pp. 431-2.)

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