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    Mighty Joe Young (RKO, 1949). Insert (14" X 36"). Merian Cooper, the director as well as writer and producer of the original "King Kong," reunited many from the old team in attempt to duplicate the runaway success of his earlier gorilla feature. Willis O'Brian, the original stop-motion animator, was pulled in to bring the gorilla star to life. He brought with him a young assistant, Ray Harryhausen. The folded insert has pinholes and some bumps and tears along the borders. There is a 1" torn section at the top center margin. The piece has light soiling overall and minor creases. The colors remain vivid and the poster appears in nice condition. Fine+.

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