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    Mighty Joe Young (RKO, 1949). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    Willis O'Brien, creator of the original giant ape, King Kong (1933), supervised the effects for this reworking of his "Valley of the Gwangi" tale. Effects genius Ray Harryhausen actually did most of the stop-motion work. This film was a real proving ground for him, and he couldn't have pulled off the effects so brilliantly without O'Brien's storyboards and direction. This great style A one sheet shows Joe not coming so quietly as cowboys attempt to lasso him into submission. The poster has pinholes in the corners and pinholes running vertically down the left and right side, where the borders had been folded back. There is some small amount of fold separation and a chip missing from the lower center border along with a pinhole and slight tear in the cowboys back in the very center of the poster. Overall, the colors are vibrant and the poster is in a very respectable condition. Fine.


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