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    Tarzan and His Mate (MGM, 1934). Insert (14" X 36").
    This was the second film to feature Johnny Weissmuller as Tarzan and Maureen O'Hara as Jane, the sequel to the phenomenally successful Tarzan the Ape Man (1932). When Harry Holt (Neil Hamilton) returns to Africa to poach ivory and rescue Jane, she must choose between the pleasures of civilization and a life with Tarzan. This was the only film in which Jane wore a bikini-like outfit which, along with the infamous nude swimming scene, raised the ire of the Catholic League of Decency, resulting in noticeable changes in subsequent films. Offered here is a beautiful insert. Prior to expert professional restoration, including slight color enhancement, it had pinholes in the corners, foldwear, two tears in the left border and one in the right, and a missing top right corner. The restoration efforts are superb, resulting in a poster with a Near Mint appearance. You'll want to keep your eye on this one. Fine on Paper.


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