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    Sale 2012

    Pop Culture

    25 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 182

    Willis O'Brien

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    Willis O'Brien
    A watercolor and ink concept painting by Willis O'Brien of King Kong battling sharks for King Kong vs. Frankenstein, an unproduced film conceived by O'Brien, circa 1960. The rights to the film were eventually sold to Toho Studios in Japan as King Kong vs. Prometheus, and eventually transformed into the produced King Kong vs. Godzilla. 20x15in.


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