Name: LEONARD, BENNY MOVIE LOBBY CARD (FLYING FISTS-EPISODE: THE SUR-PRIZE FIGHT-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 6th episode of Flying Fists entitled The Sur-Prize Fight.
Full description: This is an original movie lobby card picturing Benny Leonard. Bold color and print. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Edge and corner wear. Appears trimmed. Tack hole at top center. Mild creases. 10" x 13."
Size: 10 x 13
Categories: Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards - Leonard, Benny - Hollywood
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