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    Tarzan the Ape Man (MGM, 1932). Insert (14" X 36"). When MGM was preparing the ad campaign for this entry into the Tarzan series, no one knew what Johnny Weissmuller looked like. As a result, none of the U.S. posters feature an accurate depiction of the star that would make the role legendary. This insert from the first film in the series has had the borders and fold lines airbrushed. There was a tear along the upper fold line that went from the left border into the middle of the arm's shadow. There were two additional tears in the left border that went into the background. The poster displays significant signs of fading. Pieces from this first appearance of the Weissmuller-Tarzan are very rare. Very Good on Linen.

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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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