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    The Amazon Head Hunters (Principal Distributing, 1932). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Belgian explorer Marquis de Wavrin sets out on a four year expedition through the South American Amazon jungle with hopes of finding a friend of his who disappeared in Ecuador. In this fascinating documentary, the explorer's travels reveal practices that would be considered quite strange and frightening to modern civilizations, including bull-baiting, fishing with narcotic substances meant to numb the fish, ceremonial dances, blow dart hunting, and the process of shrinking heads. What begins with the hope of finding a lost friend, concludes with de Wavrin making a discovery more horrific than he ever imagined. This gorgeous stone litho one sheet has been restored to address a replaced lower border. It shows touchup at the edges and folds. Fine+ on Linen.


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