RACKET DOCTOR (1940; ca. 1945 reissue)

$100.00

Vintage original 11 x 14” (28 x 36 cm.) lobby card, USA. Ralph Cooper, Sybil Lewis, Sam McDaniel, dir: Sam Newfield; Toddy. Some pinholes and minor marginal smudges, card is reinforced at margins on the back with brown paper, VERY GOOD.

Ralph Cooper made a specialty of starring in African American crime films. This movie was originally released in 1940 under the title of AM I GUILTY? It was a success with its Harlem audience. A contemporary review in VARIETY stated that it marked “an entirely new concept” in black cast films, simply because it was a reasonably adult drama on a par with many low-budget Hollywood B-movies.

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