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YMMV / The Shadow Pulps S 305 Malmordo

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  • Fair for Its Day: The treatment of the Roma/Gypsies in the story was extremely tolerant for the mid '40s, where Real Life stereotypes of them being all conmen and conwomen were still highly prevalent. While the stereotypical roles of "gypsy violinist" and "gypsy fortuneteller" are still present, the Roma characters in the story are all sympathetic and not antagonists for The Shadow.

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