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1941 Citizen Kane opening night ad...

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May 9, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 9, 1941 

* Opening week ad for the movie Citizen Kane

Page 19 has an advertisement for the opening week of the movie classic 'Citizen Kane' starring Orson Welles. (see) This ad measures 7 x 4 inches.
Through research of this movie, the release date for this movie in the United States was on May 1, 1941 with the first showing to be at the Palace Theater in New York City. The movie 'Citizen Kane' consistently ranks at the top of most polls of the top movies of all time.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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