New York: Jack Smith, 1969. Item #5287
Offset. 8 1/2 x 14 in. Near fine.
Poster for screening of Jack Smith’s film No President at Bleecker St. Cinema in New York. Smith’s last 16mm feature film, shot in black and white, evolved from his live performance programs mixing found newsreel footage with original material shot in the Plaster Foundation. The film’s plot reimagines Republican presidential candidate Wendell Willkie’s life if he were abducted
by pirates as an infant and sold into the slave trade. Starring Irving Rosenthal, Doris Desmond, and Mario Montez.