Original Australian hand litho long daybill approximately 15" x 40" , folded as issued, very good condition, screening details added top border, a line of paper loss extending from the lower lh edge just above the title to Charlie Chan's chin and another small hole just below his eye, otherwise the poster is in excellent condition. Magnificent poster – very rare. The defects could easily be addressed by linen backing.
"Long" daybills were produced in Australia until 1941 when they were replaced by the more familiar smaller format. Long daybills varied in widths from approximately 15 inches wide x approximately 40 inches in height. The measurements given in the descriptions are appoximate to the nearest inch.