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    Tarzan and His Mate (MGM, 1934). Very Fine-. Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    This lobby card represents a very special chance to acquire a collectible from what Tarzan enthusiasts consider the best in the Johnny Weissmuller/Maureen O'Sullivan MGM series. It's an even more exclusive opportunity as this Tarzan picture was the only one that didn't have a reissue after its initial 1934 release. This is because it pushed the envelope to the limit with sexual innuendo and violence, and even, for a time, included a nude swimming sequence with O'Sullivan's stunt double. It was one of the last straws for the then-forming Hays Production Code office, leading to the heavy censorship that followed for many years to come. Both Weissmuller and O'Sullivan appear in this lovely card. Signs of handling include light edge wear, soft creases, pinholes, and a minor nick in the top left corner. The card also has a few mostly unobtrusive stains and smudges, including a few light stains in the image and rust stains at the pinholes.


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    November, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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