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    King Kong (RKO, 1933). French Poster (11.75" X 15.5"). Horror.
    Willis H. O'Brien's stop-motion effects animation was legendary in its day, and it retains its magic today; while technology has progressed considerably since King Kong was first released, O'Brien was able to give his great ape a personality, and Kong's moments of fear, curiosity, pain, and occasional goofiness gave him a sympathetic, ultimately tragic dimension that adds immeasurably to this classic film's effectiveness. This poster, done by artist Rene Peron, is one of several styles created for the film's original release in France, and is the version seen in the French pressbook. Both have a blank theater/date box in the upper left. No signs of wear can be detected. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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