LOUIS, JOE-MAX SCHMELING I FIGHT FILM POSTER (1936)
On June 18, 1936 (delayed one day at Yankee Stadium in New York, Joe Louis fought German heavyweight Max Schmeling in what turned out to be an historic main event. Louis entered the ring undefeated, but the veteran Schmeling saw a flaw in his style, exploited it and knocked Louis out in the 12th round. Ring Magazine named this Fight Of The Year. Offered here is an original fight film poster which advertises the showing of the entire fight. This is an original, paper, fight film poster which pictures both fighters. Bold color and print. Bold, clear images. Clean with no staining. Professionally linen backed. Not creased or torn. Light restoration at edges and original folds. 28" x 41." Rare and beautiful poster.