EMPEROR JONES, THE-PHOTO BY SHALITT (1933)$500.00
Vintage original 10 x 8” (25 x 20 cm.) photo, USA. Paul Robeson, dir: Dudley Murphy; United Artists. Double weight silver photographic print, with crop marks and some paint enhancements in the image, all designed for publication. With the stamp on back on photographer Shalitt and date stamped OCT 1 1933. VERY GOOD-.
A special image from the Dudley Murphy film adaptation of the Eugene O’Neill play of the same name, undoubtedly printed in a small edition for circulation to the local media. The movie had its premiere on September 29, just two days before the date stamp.