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    Citizen Kane (RKO, 1948). First Post-War Italian 4 - Foglio (55" X 78").
    For only the second time, Heritage presents the 4-Foglio format from the first post-war Italian release of Orson Welles' 1941 cinematic masterpiece Citizen Kane. Although the picture was released amidst controversy, it eventually was lauded for its groundbreaking techniques in cinematography, lighting, design, acting, directing, and more. The film was based on the life of publisher William Randolph Hearst, who fought vehemently to suppress its release. Initial box office returns were low, but over time, Citizen Kane has gone on to be called the "greatest American film ever made." This Italian 4-foglio has different artwork than other formats, with Welles as Charles Foster Kane against a collage of newspaper print. Professionally restored on linen, the poster has had touchup to pinholes in the corners, tears in the borders and along the folds, small paper loss at the crossfolds/folds/misfolds, and where the panels join. An incredible opportunity to own a rare format from this landmark film. Very Fine on Linen.


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