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On June 22, 1937 at Comiskey Park in Chicago, World Heavyweight
Champion Jimmy Braddock defended his title against the “Brown Bomber”
Joe Louis. Louis was a heavy favorite, but Braddock fought valiantly
knocking Louis down in the first round. Eventually Louis wore
Braddock down and stopped him for good in the eighth round. Offered
here is an exceptionally rare poster advertising the showing of the
fight films of the Louis-Braddock fight. This poster was issued right
after the fight and advertises the film showing at the Washington
Theatre during September, 1937. It is 14” x 22” and made of
cardboard.and features action photographs from the fight. Beautiful
color. No rips, tears or creases. Minor staining. Framed.
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