PAUL ROBESON | THE EMPEROR JONES (1933) Photo by Shalitt


Vintage original 10 x 8″ (25 x 20 cm.) double weight silver photographic black-and-white print, USA. Paul Robeson, dir: Dudley Murphy; United Artists. With crop marks and some paint enhancements in the image, all designed for publication. With the stamp on back of 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, 1933, just two days before the date stamp.

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