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    King Kong (RKO, R-1956). One Sheet (27" X 41"). A classic film by any definition, this was also one of RKO's biggest moneymakers. It's not surprising, then, that they re-released the picture every few years to satisfy the demands of the movie-going public, anxious to see Kong ascend the Empire State Building once again, beautiful Fay Wray clutched in his hairy palm. Each re-release had a new series of posters designed in support; the 1956 release used art from the 1952 campaign, this time rendered in glorious full color, featuring portraits of stars Wray, Robert Armstrong, and Bruce Cabot, along with a great shot of Kong himself! This wonderful example had fold separation, tape lifts in the top left and right, a piece missing in the top right border, and a tear in the bottom center, but professional restoration has expertly addressed these slight issues, returning this poster to its original, like-new appearance. Fine on Linen.

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