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    Mighty Joe Young (RKO, 1949). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style C.
    When Jill (Terry Moore) brings her 15-foot pet gorilla back with her to California from Africa, all is well until he is provoked by unfriendly crowds and a ruthless hunter. In this sensational poster, Joe is protecting Jill while fighting off a pack of lions. Ben Johnson, in his first credited role, plays a zoologist who helps find a safe home for Joe. This sheet had an area of missing paper in the top and bottom borders, pinholes in the corners, two corner chips, a hole in the right side of the image, and one in the left border. There are a couple of tears in the borders, and crossfold separations with minor paper loss. Expert restoration has addressed all of these issues, leaving this amazing poster with a bright and clean appearance. Fine on Linen.


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