History: Jack Dempsey was born on June 24, 1895 in Manassa, Colorado. He defeated Jess Willard on July 4, 1919 to win the World Heavyweight Title and held the title until September 23, 1926 when he lost to Gene Tunney. Dempsey announced his retirement in February of 1928 with a final record of 64-6-9 with 49 KO's. Presented here is an original poster from the movie "Daredevil Jack" starring Jack Dempsey. Daredevil Jack is a 1920 silent action film serial directed by W. S. Van Dyke. An incomplete copy of the film is housed in the UCLA Film & Television Archive film archive.

Full description: This is a three sheet, paper poster of Daredevil Jack starring Jack Dempsey. This is a magnificent poster by Otis Lithograph Company of Cleveland, Ohio and has their stamp in the lower right corner. Dempsey is featured on the poster. Professionally linen backed. Has some restoration at the borders and at the folds. Color is bold and images are sharp. Some minor soiling. 42" x 81" (3 sheet).

Size: 42 x 81

Categories: Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards - Dempsey, Jack -

Condition: very good

Quantity: 1

Price: $4500.00

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