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Better be careful. Bonzo grew up to be King Kong

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Cotton, synthetic fiber
Overall: 14 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. ( 36.2 x 36.2 cm )
inscription: Printed inscription: "BETTER BE CAREFUL. BONZO GREW UP TO BE KING KONG." inscription: Stamped with company name, address, (c) date
Light blue square kerchief printed in black with portrait of Ronald Reagan in circular field. Inscribed: "Better be careful. Bonzo grew up to be King Kong."
Gallery Label: 
The inscription on this anti-Reagan kerchief refers to the 1951 comedy film "Bedtime for Bonzo," in which then-actor Ronald Reagan plays a professor who tries to teach morals to a chimpanzee.
Credit Line: 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group