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    King Kong Collection of Production Materials Including Vintage Animation Setup and Posthumous Honorary Plaque, "The O'Brien Process," "Range-O-Vision" Process, and Willis O'Brien Sketch (RKO, 1933). Collection of vintage production materials and ephemera including a one page 8.5" x 11" animation camera set up list for King Kong, one shield-shaped, wooden 11" x 8" x 1" award "Presented Posthumously to Willis O'Brien for his Outstanding Contribution to the Film Classic King Kong. Motion Picture Hall of Fame, Anaheim, Calif. Jan. 18, 1972," one typed 8.5" x 11" five-page booklet titled "The O'Brien Process," and including sections on "Stop Motion Projection Shots as Replacement for Ordinary Mat Shots," "Stop Motion Projection Shots for Composites other than Ordinary Mat Shots," and "Stop Motion Projection Shots as Applied to Color Photography", one typed two-page description of O'Brien's "Range-o-Vision" projection innovation, one pencil sketch of the famous fire ladder scene from It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World and one clipped New York times article; "Master Monster Maker: Willis O'Brien." All exhibit expected age and handling with scratches to the surface of the plaque. COA from Heritage Auctions. From the Personal Collection of Willis O’Brien.

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