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    Citizen Kane (RKO, R-1950s). Polish One Sheet (24" X 34").
    Orson Welles's masterpiece featured many of the Mercury Theatre Players that he had worked with on stage and radio, including Joseph Cotten, Everett Sloane, Ray Collins, and others. Welles co-wrote, directed, produced, and starred in this important epic tale based loosely on the life of newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst. Paper for this beloved feature is highly prized, and we are happy to offer this rare poster, from the first Polish release of 1948, with its striking artwork. It has a crossfold separation, a minor chip in the right border, small chips in the top border, and one in the left corner, which do not go into the field. A remarkable poster from this top film! The poster was described in the catalog as original release when it has come to our attention that this is believed to be a 1950s re-issue. Very Fine- on Linen.

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    March, 2009
    20th-22nd Friday-Sunday
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