30 May 2007
King Kong, 1933
A rare original black and white still photograph from King Kong, 1933, by Ernest Bachrach, the gelatin silver photograph of King Kong atop the Empire State Building surrounded by aeroplanes, with photographer's ink-stamp credit and R.K.O. stamp to verso and typescript description affixed to verso reading CHALLENGING MAN'S WILDEST FLIGHTS OF FANCY -- is this spectacular concluding scene of "King Kong", a Radio Pictures which has been two years in the making at the RKO Studios and which is acknowledged as the most daringly imaginative film yet made... -- 13¾x10¾in. (34.9x27.3cm.)
From The Estate Of Ernest Bachrach.
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Please note that the image in the printed catalogue for this lot is incorrectly labeled as lot 44.
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