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    King Kong (RKO, 1933). French Grande (47" X 63"). Merian C. Cooper's film captivated the world when it was first seen on the big screen in 1933, with its landmark special effects that brought a whole new dimension to movie making. "Kong! The Eighth Wonder of the World" (as he was billed in the movie) still reigns supreme as king of one of the greatest sci-fi/horror films ever made! This wonderful full-bleed stone litho poster, with art by Roland Coudon, shows Kong illuminated by the glow of native torches, as he gazes upon the lovely Fay Wray -- a classic scene from this classic film. The poster had light fold wear with pinpoint crossfold separations, light scuffs at the right side, and is pulling away from the linen at the top right corner. Professional restoration has been applied, giving this a like-new appearance, with glorious color and a razor-sharp appearance. The King of Monsters has proven to be true royalty among poster collectors, and this rare French gem is no exception. Very Fine on Linen.

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    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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