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1947-51 Basketball Scandal Movie Poster Collection (3)

Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $230.00

In the late 1940s and early 1950s a rash of gambling scandals rocked the world of college basketball. Sensational movies depicting the corruption of youth by gamblers naturally followed, and each competed to present a more lurid account. Collection of three Basketball gambling scandal one-sheet movie posters from this era includes: 1) The Big Fix, 1947, Producers Releasing Corporation. "Gamblers Use Girl Decoys In College Basketball Fix." Nr/Mt. 2) The Basketball Fix, 1951 Jack Broder Productions, "Big Shot Gamblers Prostituting The Nation's Youth." Ex-Mt. 3) Big Town Scandal, 1947, Paramount. "Underworld Gamblers Caught in Fixing Big Game!" Three classic camp docudrama movie posters all from films with basically the same story: Gangsters try to cash in on basketball fixing by pressuring college players to throw the games. Total 3 posters. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$600. SOLD FOR $230.00


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