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    Tarzan and His Mate (MGM, 1934). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    This title card represents a very special chance to acquire a collectible from what Tarzan enthusiasts consider the best in the Johnny Weissmuller/Maureen O'Sullivan MGM series. It's an even more exclusive opportunity in that this Tarzan picture was the only one that was never reissued after its initial 1934 release. That was because it pushed the envelope to the limit with sexual innuendo and violence, and even, for a time, included a nude swimming sequence with O'Sullivan's stunt double. This was one of the last straws for the then-forming Hays Production Code office, leading to the heavy censorship that followed for many years to come. The "Back Again" refers to this being the sequel to Tarzan the Ape Man (1932). This wonderful title card has been restored and the borders airbrushed to correct chips and a top right corner bend. Touchup has been applied to the right side and left border to stains that can still be faintly detected. A must-have for any serious Tarzan or title card collector. Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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