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Rare movie posters found in Ohio garage up for auction

King Kong (RKO, 1933). French Double Grande (61.5" X 92") Style A. After premiering in New York City at the Radio City Music Hall in March 1932, the film began doing all-time record box office business. Kong was then released internationally to another tremendous reception, resulting in fabulous posters being produced for its promotion, including this mesmerizing large format French piece by artist Ph. de Buncey. Estimate: $40,000 - $80,000. (Courtesy Heritage Auctions)

Cache of posters from iconic movies found in Ohio garage up for auction

Dracula. Godzilla. Bela Lugosi. Orson Welles. And Bond galore! More than 1,200 vintage posters that would send any movie buff into orbit were discovered in an Ohio garage, including the only known copy of an almost 7-foot-tall creation for the 1947 reissue of "Dracula" that could sell for $40,000. The Dallas-based Heritage Auctions in Dallas puts them all on the block March 22 and 23, including some rare specimens from the silent movie era.

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