KING KONG (1933) HERALD, US
KING KONG (1933) HERALD, US
KING KONG (1933) HERALD, US
KING KONG (1933) HERALD, US
KING KONG (1933) HERALD, US
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KING KONG (1933) HERALD, US

Estimate: 500 - 800 GBP

KING KONG (1933) HERALD, US

Estimate: 500 - 800 GBP

Lot Sold:500GBP

Lot Details

Description

King Kong (1933) Herald, US

Die-cut Herald


Unframed: 7 x 4 in. (17.8 x 10.2 cm)


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Condition Report

Good condition, with the colours remaining very bright. Wear and minor creasing to the edges, with small paper loss.


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Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

A perfect blend of adventure, science fiction and horror, King Kong is the ultimate monster movie. Willis O'Brien's use of stop-motion effects was ground breaking for the time, and remains legendary. The film blew audiences away and broke all previous box-office records.  


From the collection of Hyphen Films, collected in India in the 1970s. Heralds were first used in the 1910's, and were printed as an inexpensive advertising flyer, that usually included a picture of the leading actors and general Information about the film. A copy of the herald was usually included in the advertising package that was sent to the press and cinemas. Heralds were also handed out by the cinemas to members of the public to advertise the forthcoming film. Heralds were used up to the mid 1970s. There is a blank area on the reverse of the herald, which allowed cinemas to print their own information. This herald was used in Bombay, India and over-printed on its reverse with screening information.

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