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    Mighty Joe Young (RKO, 1949). One Sheet (27.25" X 41") Style A.
    Producer/writer Merian C. Cooper and director Ernest B. Schoedsack went back to the well that they had mined so successfully in King Kong (1933) and Son of Kong (1933) for this third entry in the giant ape franchise. This one is about a pet gorilla, raised in Africa by the lovely Jill Young (Terry Moore), and brought to America by Hollywood promoter Max O'Hara (Robert Armstrong), who exploits the beast with tragic results. Although Willis O'Brien gets top special effects billing and did the designs and storyboards, Ray Harryhausen, working as O'Brien's assistant, actually completed most of the stop-motion animation shots for this film. The poster has been restored on linen to address chips and tears in the borders and image area. There is a slight fading of colors. Very Good+ on Linen.


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