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Lot # 1342 (of 1866)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1950 The Jackie Robinson Story One-Sheet Movie Poster

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $1,067

One-sheet movie poster for the Eagle Lion Films' The Jackie Robinson Story (1950). Released just three years after Jackie Robinson's historic debut with the Dodgers, the film starred Robinson as himself and Minor Watson as Branch Rickey. This has always been regarded as one of the most attractive of all baseball one-sheet movie posters, as it features a full-length image of Robinson in a batting pose, with smaller inset illustrations of him batting, running, and sliding. The poster (41 x 28 inches) displays minor restoration, including repair to small tears along the fold lines and tack holes in the corners, and is otherwise in Excellent condition. Framed to total dimensions of 29.5 x 44 inches. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000++. SOLD FOR $1,067

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