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    Tarzan and His Mate (MGM, 1934). Insert (14" X 36").
    This was the second film to feature Johnny Weissmuller as Tarzan and Maureen O'Sullivan as Jane, the sequel to the phenomenally successful Tarzan the Ape Man (1932). When Neil Hamilton returns to Africa to poach ivory and rescue O'Sullivan, she must choose between the pleasures of civilization and a life with Weissmuller. This was the only film in which O'Sullivan wore an almost non-existent piece of cloth which, along with the infamous nude swimming scene, raised the ire of censors, resulting in noticeable changes in subsequent films. Offered here is the rare and beautiful insert poster. Prior to expert professional restoration, including slight color enhancement, it had pinholes in the corners, two tears in the left border and one in the right, and a small missing top right corner. The restoration efforts are superb, resulting in a poster with an excellent appearance. Fine+ on Paper.


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    March, 2011
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