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    Tarzan Escapes (MGM, 1936). Fine on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41") Style C.
    It's been over fifteen years since this fantastic Style C one sheet has made an appearance on Heritage's auction block, a treat for fans of Edgar Rice Burroughs' famous King of the Jungle. Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan make their third screen appearance as Tarzan and Jane in what is perhaps the most controversial and expensive picture of MGM's popular series. According to Hollywood lore, much of the original film under the direction of James McKay had to be re-shot after test audiences panned the production for being too violent. McKay was subsequently replaced by O'Sullivan's soon-to be husband, John Farrow, who in turn found himself replaced by Richard Thorpe as the picture's final auteur. This rare one sheet has professional corrections to fold wear and separation, pinholes, creases, and tears. Also addressed were minor chips at the folds as well as a couple of thin slivers of paper loss in the left edge. The borders, white background, and title have been airbrushed, a finishing touch to the poster's skilled restoration. As this is only the second time this one sheet has been offered at Heritage, Tarzan fans should jump at the opportunity to own such a rare collectible.


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    March, 2020
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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