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    Gong from "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind." This life-size replica of the infamous gong from the even more infamous The Gong Show was used in the 2002 adaptation of Chuck Barris' memoirs, in which he gamely claimed to have been an undercover hitman for the CIA during his years as a game show producer. Part of the film chronicles the making of The Gong Show and features several clips from the original series. The gong measures 39" in diameter; the metal stand measures 51" x 82", is decorated with gold glitter, and has 20 working light bulb sockets. The 24" mallet is included. In overall Excellent condition with some very mild wear from use. Ideal for karaoke night. Accompanied by COA from L.A. Prop & Wardrobe Co.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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