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    Tarzan and His Mate (MGM, 1934). One Sheet Style A (27" X 41"). This was the second film in the MGM Tarzan series and is considered by most Tarzan enthusiasts to be the best. This film was also the only one in which Jane wore bikini-like attire (and no attire at all during the now famous skinny dipping scene), which raised the eyebrows of women's groups everywhere as well as the heartbeats of young teenage boys. Irving Thalberg, head of production at MGM, insisted on sparing no expense on the Tarzan series with Johnny Weismuller. Thus the first two films cost approximately one million dollars each to produce, an astounding sum during the height of the depression. Fine/Very Fine.

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    March, 2004
    17th Wednesday
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