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    Old Man Trouble (Columbia, 1928). One Sheet (27" X 41"). A noted concert singer, actor and composer, Jules Bledsoe, enjoyed an operatic career in Europe and in the United States, where he sang with the Boston Symphony and the Municipal Opera Company of Cleveland. He is probably best known as an original member of the cast of "Show Boat", which premiered at the Ziegfeld Theater in 1927. Bledsoe created the role of Joe and sang the famous song "Ole Man River." In 1929 he repeated the role in the motion picture version of the story. This rare sheet is for a short subject which was a co-production of RCA-Victor and Columbia Pictures. This is the only known copy. Near Mint/Mint on Linen.

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    July, 2003
    15th-20th Tuesday-Sunday
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