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    Godzilla (Trans World, 1956). Lobby Cards (2) (11" X 14").
    This was the first film to be made using the revolutionary "suitmation" process - in which an actor donned a foam rubber and latex costume and moved around a miniature set - that would become a staple of Japanese monster movies. The original Godzilla suit, seen on both of these gorgeous cards, was so heavy - over 200 pounds - that stuntman Haruo Nakajima could barely move while in full monster regalia. Eventually, the suit was redesigned to allow more freedom of movement. These highly desirable cards are in exceptional condition. One card has a tiny corner bump in the top left, while both show a small pinhole in the center, but these minor flaws are visible only under the closest scrutiny. For the true dai kaiju fan, it doesn't get much better than this! Near Mint-.


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