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Willis O'Brien's Hollywood-On-The-Air script regarding production & impending release of King Kong.

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Willis O'Brien's Hollywood-On-The-Air script regarding production & impending release of King Kong.
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139. Willis O'Brien's Hollywood-On-The-Air script regarding the production and impending release of King Kong. (1933) Vintage original studio bound and bradded 18-page script for a radio promotion for the upcoming King Kong. Typed on the cover is, Hollywood-On-The-Air National Broadcasting Company, 9:30 to 10:PM, February 10, 1933, Number 31". With Mrs. W. H. O'Brien's return address affixed to the upper right corner. And other information. Contents include dialog for an announcer as well as Merian C. Cooper and some drama for the characters "Ann" (Fay Wray), "Driscol" (Bruce Cabot) and "Denham" (Robert Armstrong). On page 17, Cooper introduces Willis O'Brien who talks about the feat of making his epic monster movie, in part: "King Kong represents the goal of more than twenty-five years. For that long a time in motion pictures - I have delved into buy-gone [sic] periods, studied the life of animals long before the decent of man - preparing myself for the day when someone would dare to reproduce on the screen the giant beasts that once ruled the world. Without knowing it, I was waiting for King Kong". Exhibiting production wear, age and heavy handling. Completely intact and in vintage good condition. From the personal collection of Willis O'Brien. $1,500 - $2,500