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    Forbidden Adventure (Sonney Productions, 1937). Silk Screen One Sheet (28" X 35.5). Alternate Titles: The Gorilla Woman and Forbidden Adventure in Angkor.
    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. This poster is from the 1937 US release, with "Sonney Productions" covered by a black snipe that matches the background. 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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