Buenos Aires: Argentina Sono Film, 1951. Original lobby card for the 1951 film. Based on Richard Wright's 1940 novel. Rare.
In a move that placed him in a category with Mickey Spillane, Richard Wright accepted an offer to star as leading man in a film based on the primary character in his own novel. Wright was cast after initial choice Canada Lee, who had starred in Orson Welles' stage adaptation, was stuck in South African customs after shooting "Cry the Beloved Country."
Set in Chicago, and shot on location in Chicago and Argentina.
11 x 14 inches (28 x 35 cm). About Near Fine, with a crease to the center and a number of tiny pinholes at the corners.