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KING KONG WILLIS O’BRIEN CARVED STAND-IN MAN FOR BOAT SCENE

Currency:USD Category:Memorabilia Start Price:1,000.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD
KING KONG WILLIS O’BRIEN CARVED STAND-IN MAN FOR BOAT SCENE
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KING KONG WILLIS O’BRIEN CARVED STAND-IN MAN FOR BOAT SCENE - (RKO, 1933) When the good ship Venture sets sail for Skull Island, adventure is just around the corner in the classic film King Kong. This is a 3 ¼ in. static miniature from that film. It would have been positioned on the deck of the miniature Venture for shots of a populated vessel sailing the ocean. The figure is hand-carved of Balsa wood representing a man in red shirt, brown coat, gray pants, black hat and shoes. Fashioned with hands in pockets. This is a rare screen-used figure from the Merian C. Cooper, Willis O’Brien landmark in stop-motion animated filmmaking. The figure shows some production wear, fronts of shoes are broken off and missing, but all else is in Excellent condition. From the collection of Orville Goldner