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    Tarzan and His Mate (MGM, 1934). Insert (14" X 36").
    With beautiful artwork capturing the wilds of Africa and a tender moment between Tarzan (Johnny Weissmuller) and Jane (Maureen O'Sullivan), this insert is a must have. The second film to feature Weissmuller as Tarzan and O'Sullivan as Jane, it was also the sequel to the phenomenally successful Tarzan the Ape Man (1932). When Neil Hamilton returns to Africa to poach ivory and rescue Jane, she must choose between the pleasures of civilization and a life with Tarzan. O'Sullivan's costuming raised eyebrows and the ire of censors due to its barely-there design. So controversial was her attire, along with the infamous nude swimming scene, that noticeable changes were made in subsequent films. Rarity and a little piece of cinematic scandal make this insert worth owning. 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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