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    King Kong (RKO, R-1938). Lobby Cards (2) (11" X 14").
    As thrilling and entertaining today as it was upon its release in Depression Era 1933, King Kong remains a landmark in horror film making history. Torn from his jungle homeland and brought to America by showman Carl Denham (Robert Armstrong), Kong's unrequited love for the beautiful Ann Darrow (Fay Wray) would eventually prove his undoing. Paper from this legendary film is highly prized, and these superb lobby cards from its second release are no exception. One card features a raging "The Eighth Wonder of the World" appearing at the gates of the jungle and the other captures Armstrong, Cabot, Wray and their crew members attempting to communicate with the natives of Skull Island in one of the early scenes. These cards are in very fine condition, both with pinholes in the corners and one in the border artwork, the Kong card with a top left corner bend, faint dust shadow in the right border, and the other card with light spotting and a nick in the bottom border. This lot presents a unique opportunity, as the other six cards in the set are also offered in this auction. Very Fine-.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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