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    King Kong (RKO, 1933). French Grande (47" X 63").
    As audiences sat in theaters in 1933, listening to the rhythmic drum beat and island natives chanting, "Kong! Kong! Kong!" the tension built until with a piercing roar, a giant gorilla broke the chains restraining a captive Fay Wray -- screaming in fear for her life! This incredible French Grande captures this high point of the cinema in one of the best posters ever issued on this legendary title. Artist Roland Coudon created this graphic which has become one of the most sought after images of the horror genre and which today, rarely turns up for sale. The poster had some minor wear to the folds with a tiny bit of paper loss to the center-point. It also was trimmed about one-half inch around the edges but all of these minor issues have been addressed with expert restoration and the poster now displays beautifully. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.




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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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