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    King Kong (RKO, R-1942). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A. This half sheet from the film's second re-issue (the first was in 1938) had several small chips and tears in the edges prior to restoration. There was a larger tear in the left side that went into the "Ki" of "King." The restoration is first rate and the poster is now quite presentable. As an interesting note, we've never heard of an original release half sheet turning up, and even paper from the 1938 re-issue is extremely difficult to find which makes this 1942 re-issue the earliest half sheet we've ever come across. The artwork is very similar to the original release six sheet. Fine- on Paper.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2007
    20th-21st Friday-Saturday
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