JUANO HERNANDEZ / SOMETHING OF VALUE (1957)

$100.00

[Hollywood, MGM, 1957]. Vintage original 10 x 8″ (25 x 20 cm.) double weight portrait, FINE. With studio printed text on verso.

Portrait of Juano Hernandez as “Njogu” in the film adaptation of Robert Ruark’s 1955 novel Something of Value.

Bogle, Blacks in American Films, p. 401; “One of the first of the post-World War II new-style black screen actors [who] played strong, dramatic, often fiercely independent characters.”

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