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    Citizen Kane (RKO, 1941). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Orson Welles' directorial debut was made with the controversial classic, "Citizen Kane." For years, legend has swirled around this picture, whose story line was based on the life of publisher William Randolph Hearst. Movie moguls, like Louis B. Mayer, were in such fear of Hearst's power that they offered to buy the negative from RKO so they could destroy the film! Of course RKO refused and released the movie, that was not overly popular on its initial release, but has since been declared the greatest movie ever made. Fine/Very Fine.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2004
    17th Wednesday
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