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    King Kong (RKO, R-1938). Lobby Cards (2) (11" X 14").
    Special effects master Willis O'Brien and his team achieved an absolute triumph in creating Kong, a creature that was both terrifying and sympathetic. Enhanced further by the beauty of Fay Wray, the panache of Robert Armstrong, and the heroism of Bruce Cabot, you have a film of true classic caliber, holding its own for more than 75 years. Paper from this legendary film is highly prized, and the lobby cards from its first reissue are no exception. A fantastic lot, one card with the signature image of Kong as he stands atop the Empire State Building, and the other with a scantily-clad Wray draped in the arms of her costar. In excellent condition, both with pinholes in the corners and light smudges in the borders, and the Kong card with a light scratch in the title and a left bottom corner bump. This lot presents a unique opportunity, as the other six cards in the set are also offered in this auction. Do not miss your chance to own all eight of these spectacular lobby cards. Very Fine.


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