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    Forbidden Adventure (Warner-Purdon, Late 1930s). Trimmed Silk Screen One Sheet (28" X 35.5"). Alternate Title: Gorilla Woman.
    Originally released in the UK in 1935, this exploitation film is a bogus documentary "travelogue" purportedly shot in Cambodia around 1914 in the temple of Angkor Wat. It actually consists of stock footage, which was "enhanced" by adding scenes of real Los Angeles prostitutes frolicking topless and being menaced by a gorilla. Extremely popular for several years following its UK release, it became a favorite on the roadshow circuit and was also re-released as Forbidden Adventure in Angkor and The Gorilla Woman. The top border has been trimmed. Fine+ on Linen.


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