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    Tarzan and His Mate (MGM, 1934). Insert (14" X 36").
    This rare insert format features captivating artwork of the wilds of Africa and a tender moment between Tarzan (Johnny Weissmuller) and Jane (Maureen O'Sullivan). The second film to feature the pair, it was also the sequel to the phenomenally successful Tarzan the Ape Man (1932). When Neil Hamilton returns to Africa to poach ivory and rescue Jane, she must choose between the pleasures of civilization and a life with Tarzan. O'Sullivan's costuming raised eyebrows and the ire of censors due to its barely-there design. So controversial was her attire, along with the infamous nude swimming scene, that noticeable changes were made in subsequent films. Rarity and a little piece of cinematic scandal make this insert worth owning. The poster has had touchup to the folds, Tarzan's chest, the bottom background, tears in the left border, one small tear in the right border, a top right corner chip, and pinholes in the borders. The restoration was carefully applied, resulting in a poster with an excellent appearance. Fine+ on Paper.


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