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    Original Lynda Carter "Miss May" Playboy Bunny costume sketch for Apocalypse Now. Original Lynda Carter "Miss May" Playboy Bunny costume sketch for Apocalypse Now. (United Artists, 1979) In Francis Ford Coppola's classic war epic, Apocalypse Now, Lynda Carter was cast as touring Playboy Bunny "Miss May", stranded in war-ravaged Vietnam. But when a real-life typhoon destroyed the film set and Carter's Wonder Woman hiatus ended, scheduling conflicts arose and the part was recast. While Colleen Camp stepped into the role, much peripheral and promotional material had already been generated around Carter. Here are (2) Costume sketches by legendary production designer Alex Tavoularis for Lynda Carter as "Miss May". Including: (1) Sketch accomplished in pencil on 14 x 17 in. artist leaf tipped to 18 x 22 in. board depicting Carter in scanty American Indian-themed costume. With many pencil notes and detail study sketches in the margins and (1) 8.5 x 11 in. sketch on 3-hole punch paper with a pencil and ink detail of a moccasin with additional paste-up elements including pencil notes. It's been said that Carter's unused Playboy centerfold generated for the movie looks almost identical to the Colleen Camp centerfold seen posted on the film's river patrol boat. Included is a copy of the October 1979 issue of Playboy magazine, featuring an article on Apocalypse Now, which includes an image of the resulting Colleen Camp "Miss May" centerfold and a picture of the patrol boat with the centerfold posted on the wheelhouse. All in very good condition. Comes with an LOA from production designer Alex Tavoularis.

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