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    King Kong (RKO, 1933). Pressbook (12" X 32") (20 Pages).
    Merian C. Cooper's film captivated the world when it was first seen on the big screen in 1933, with its landmark special effects that brought a whole new dimension to movie making. "Kong! The Eighth Wonder of the World" (as he was billed in the movie) still reigns supreme as king of one of the greatest sci-fi/horror films ever made! This fantastic pressbook features all of the poster styles in full color plus ads for newspapers and magazines, a serial comic strip to be run in daily newspapers, articles on Willis O'Brien's incredible special effects, features on Fay Wray and the other stars, and lots more. All the pages of the book are loose and have been opened up and laid flat. They have also been folded horizontally once in the middle. The front cover has some fold wear with small chipping and edge wear with chipping and faint water staining on the left side. Two pages have a chip off the bottom right corner. Folded, Fine.


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