Name: LEONARD, BENNY MOVIE LOBBY CARD (FLYING FISTS-EPISODE HITTING HARD-1924)
History: Benny Leonard (born Benjamin Leiner April 17, 1896 – April 18, 1947) was an American professional lightweight boxer. He was ranked 8th on the Ring Magazine's list of the "80 Best Fighters of the Last 80 Years" and #7 on ESPN's "50 Greatest Boxers of All-Time." In 2005, the International Boxing Research Organization ranked Leonard as the #1 lightweight of all-time. In 1924 Leonard appeared in the silent film Flying Fists. This was a series of six two-reel boxing dramas, each story complete in itself. The episode titles are: #1: Breaking In; #2: Hitting Hard; #3: Soft Muscles; #4: The Comeback; #5: The Surprise Fight; #6: The Jazz Fight. Offered here is an original movie lobby card for the second episode of Flying Fists entitled Hitting Hard.
Full description: This is an original movie lobby card picturing Benny Leonard. Bold color and print. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Border paper loss at lower right, lower left and upper right corners. Minor surface and edge wear. 11" x 14."
Size: 11 x 14
Categories: Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards - Leonard, Benny - Hollywood
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