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    Tarzan's Revenge (20th Century Fox, 1938). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Johnny Weismuller was the reigning "Lord of the Jungle" at MGM when several independent producers acquired screen rights to the Edgar Rice Burroughs tales. Sol Lesser tried to one-up MGM by casting two Olympic athletes in this 1938 Tarzan production: 1936 decathlon champion Glenn Morris as Tarzan and aquatic medal-winner Eleanor Holm as Eleanor. The film didn't fare well and would be Morris' first and last attempt to dethrone Weismuller as king of Tarzans. In no way however, can the failure of the film be contributed to the outstanding stone lithograph one sheet displayed here. The poster has separation at the fold line intersections with just a touch of paper loss, pinholes, and slight fold line wear. This is a tantalizing Tarzan collectible. Very Fine+.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2004
    17th Saturday
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