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    Planet of the Apes Background "Gorilla Soldier" Mask (TCF, 1968). Vintage original pull-on cast latex rubber mask expertly studio painted and with hand applied hair, measuring 14" x 8". To create a literal planet full of apes, John Chambers devised these simple but effective masks, worn in the background behind principal actors in more elaborate prosthetic makeup including Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter,
    and Maurice Evans. Retaining the concealed velcro back flap Chambers devised to ingeniously hide the split in the back that enabled the actor to don the mask with ease. Exhibiting production use, age and wear. Some distortion from age and material deterioration. Now rigid and stable. In vintage Fair to Good condition. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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    July, 2021
    16th-18th Friday-Sunday
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