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Opening day of first Tarzan movie...

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January 30, 1918

THE WORLD, New York City, January 30, 1918 

* 1st week of landmark film "Tarzan Of The Apes"

A rare opportunity for the complete newspaper which contains within the advertisement for the first Tarzan movie ever made, "Tarzan of the Apes".

This is the complete newspaper with the advertisement (ad measures 6 by 4 inches) on the back page promoting the movie.

A fine opportunity for a significant newspaper of a notable movie in film history.

Light browning with little spine wear, otherwise good. 20 pages.

As noted in Wikipedia: "Tarzan of the Apes (1918) is a silent, black and white action adventure film directed by Scott Sidney starring Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, George B. French and Gordon Griffith. The movie was the first Tarzan movie ever made, and is based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' original novel Tarzan of the Apes. The movie was filmed in 1917 in Morgan City, Louisiana utilizing Louisiana swamps as stand ins for African jungles. The movie adapts only the first part of the novel, the remainder becoming the basis for the sequel, The Romance of Tarzan. The film is considered the most faithful to the novel of all the film adaptations.

Category: The 20th Century