[Np]: Gene Perrson Enterprises / Continental Distributing Co., 1967. Original folio one sheet (41 x 27 inches; 104 x 69 cm). Folded, as issued. Printed in black, white and grayscale. Usual filing stamps on blank verso, along with pencil and ballpoint dates for showings, multiple staple holes in corners from display, coffee ring mark and splash mark on outer panel, but mirrored on the rectos and versos through the folded panels; a blemished but still good example of an uncommon one sheet. Item #WRCLIT83471
An example of one of two styles of sensational promotional one-sheets for the 1967 adaptation to film of Baraka/Jones's landmark play, based on his own screenplay, directed by Anthony Harvey, and starring Shirley Knight and Al Freeman, Jr. For their performances in this raw and demanding film, Knight and Freeman were nominated for awards at the Venice Film Festival, and Knight won. Promotional paper for this film, which saw restricted "adults only" release, is quite uncommon. The poster incorporates three different images from the film.