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    King Kong by Ernest Bachrach (RKO, 1933). Photo (10.5" X 13.5").
    Vintage gelatin silver, double weight, satin finish photo. One of the most perfect films ever exhibited on the silver screen, this thrilling story was brought to life thanks to the exquisite stop motion animation effects of genius Willis O'Brien. Painstakingly working with elaborately crafted miniatures, O'Brien made King Kong, as well as a variety of fabulous dinosaurs, live and breath, making the Eighth Wonder of the World one of the most sympathetic characters in the history of cinema. Paper from this landmark production is always scarce, making this amazing photo of the raging Kong by photographer Ernest A. Bachrach a terrific find. On the verso there is a studio snipe and a photographer's stamp. The photo shows light toning and a slight crease near the top, but is in overall superb condition. As far as rarity and desirability go, it doesn't get much better than this!
    Fine+.


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    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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