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    King Kong (RKO, 1933). Door Hanger (4.25" X 6.75").
    Considered by many to be one of the greatest movies ever made, the original King Kong stands as a high water mark in cinematic achievement. The great cast, including Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, and Bruce Cabot, and the superb script are highlighted by the brilliant stop motion effects created by Willis O'Brien. Thanks to "Obie's" efforts, Kong becomes a living, breathing creature who, even after his rampage through Manhattan, evokes our deepest sympathy at the end. It should come as no surprise that paper from this movie is extremely scarce and highly desirable, with one sheets setting record prices whenever they are brought to market. Offered here is an extremely rare piece from the original release, a promotional door hanger advertising a showing at the Paramount Theater in Garland, according to a stamp on the reverse. In exquisite condition, only some very slight handling wear keeps this beauty from an even higher grade. Near Mint.


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