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    Tarzan the Mighty (Croeze-Bosman Film, 1928). Pre-War Release Belgian (24.5" X 33.5").
    Posters from this film are extremely difficult to come by, and Heritage is proud to offer this gorgeous stone litho Belgian piece. Frank Merrill, the fifth man to play "Tarzan," holds some important milestones. He's credited for inventing the "swinging vine" technique used in all subsequent Tarzan movies (Merrill was US National Gymnastics Champion from 1916-1918). He's also noted for being the first Tarzan to do the jungle "victory cry" on film (the 1929 serial Tarzan the Tiger was partially dubbed for sound, which included the "cry"). The linen has been trimmed to the border and touchup applied to the folds and bleed through in the upper left background from a stamp on the verso. An exquisite, rare find! Very Fine- on Linen.


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