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9d547 KING KONG LC #8 R52 classic image of giant ape holding Fay Wray over New York Skyline!

Date Sold 3/22/2012
Sold For: $132.00


A 1952 Re-Release Vintage Theatrical Movie Lobby Card #8 (LC; measures 11" x 14" [28 x 36 cm]) (Learn More)

King Kong, the classic 1933 Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack giant ape fantasy adventure horror thriller ("'The most awesome thriller of all time' the one and only"; "Not beast.. Not human.... Not devil.. But all three magnified! RAGING.. ROARING.. CRUSHING.. KILLING.."; "Strangest story ever conceived by man!"; "Out-leaping the maddest imaginings! Out-thrilling the wildest thrills!"; "See the living, fighting monsters of Creation's dawn rediscovered in the world today!"; "See the death-fight between giant ape and prehistoric dinosaur... the most amazing combat since the world began!"; "See the ape as big as a battleship wrecking New York!"; "Unique..! Thrilling! Startling!"; "From an idea conceived by Edgar Wallace & Merian C. Cooper"; based on the Edgar Wallace story, with incredible special effects by Willis O'Brien) starring Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong (as Carl Denham), Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher, and Sam Hardy
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Important Added Info: Note that this classic image of King Kong looming over the New York skyline appeared in the original theater program, but did NOT appear on any of the original lobby cards or posters. It was one color in the original program, and then this same image was used for a 1938 re-release lobby card (in full color), and again (this time one color) for a 1952 re-release lobby card, and finally, once again in full color in a 1956 re-release lobby card!

Condition: good. The card was folded down the middle at one time. There are two tears in the lower left border that were repaired with masking tape from the back. There are two tiny pinholes in the top center and one in the middle of the left border.
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