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    King Kong (RKO, 1933). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14"). "King Kong" is a landmark 1933 Hollywood horror adventure film in black and white about a gigantic prehistoric gorilla named Kong. It is most notable for Willis O'Brien's ground breaking stop-motion animation work, Max Steiner's musical score, and actress Fay Wray's performance as the ape's improbable love interest. Among collectors, title lobby cards are very desirable as they provide a chance to acquire a film's poster art at a fraction of what a full size poster would demand! This card has had restoration work which includes the reconstruction of the two top corners and repair of two 2" tears from the left border into the art. There were pin holes in the border and several within the image. There were areas of surface damage that were repaired, particularly within the three characters in the lower left corner. The card has been backed with the thin Japanese Miso paper. Good/Very Good on Paper.

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    November, 2006
    14th-15th Tuesday-Wednesday
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