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Charlie Chaplin's "City Lights" opening day....

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February 07, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1931

* Silent era comic actor Charlie Chaplin
* "City Lights" movie film debut ad & review

Page 11 has a one column heading: "CHAPLIN HILARIOUS IN HIS 'CITY LIGHTS'" with subheads. (see) Also on the same page is an advertisement for the opening day debut of this famous movie with charactercher of Chaplin. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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