Name: LOUIS, JOE-PRIMO CARNERA FIGHT FILM POSTER (1935)

History: On June 25, 1935 at Yankee Stadium in New York undefeated heavyweight and rising star Joe Louis fought former champion Primo Carnera in the main event. In a very one sided affair Louis pounded Carnera and stopped him for good in the 6th round. Carnera visited the canvas three times before becoming "utterly helpless, clinging to the top rope" when the bout was stopped (The New York Times). Offered here is a very rare fight film poster advertising the showing of the film of the fight less than two weeks after the bout.

Full description: This is an original, paper, fight film poster which pictures both fighters. printed on thin stock. Color and print remain bold. Images bold as printed. Includes original folds. Tack holes at center and bottom border. Clean front and back. 9 1/2" x 17 1/2."

Size: 9 1/2 x 17 1/2

Categories: Posters (closed circuit/fight film) - Carnera, Primo - Louis, Joe

Condition: very good

Quantity: 1

Price: $350.00

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