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1940 "The Great Dictator" opening day ad...
Item # 686801
October 15, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1940
* "The Great Dictator" opening advertisement (eve)
* Charlie Chaplin's first true sound film
* Political satire comedy-drama movie
* Adolph Hitler - Benito Mussolini - fascism
Page 29 has an advertisement for the famous Charlie Chaplin movie "The Great Dictator" This ad measures 11 x 7 1/2 inch advertisement for the film which made it's World premiere in New York City the following day. Could this be the earliest newspaper advertisement ? Chaplin later claimed he would never has made the movie if he knew the extent of the horrors of the concentration camps at the time.
Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.