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    King Kong vs Godzilla (Toho, 1962). Japanese B2 (20" X 29"). Legend has it that the initial concept for this script came from one of the original King Kong special effects guys. It seems he had been trying to sell American studios on the idea of a King Kong vs. Frankenstein film. The Frankenstein in this case was to be created from various animal carcasses. None of the American studios expressed interest but Japanese production company, Toho, bought into the idea but they replaced Godzilla for Frankenstein.The Monster King of the East battles the Monster King of the West in one of the most famous monster battles ever filmed. This one had children of all ages lined up and picking sides. While the US posters for this film frequently surface, original Japanese material on it never does, and it would be hard to find a better piece on the film than this original Japanese one sheet. Very Fine.

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    July, 2004
    17th Saturday
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