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    Citizen Kane (RKO, 1941). Autographed Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Orson Welles, as Charles Foster Kane, is on the rise as a powerful publisher who is running for the governor's office in this great scene card. Kane never appreciates the friends and power he accumulates and soon begins to self destruct, in one of cinema's most powerful stories. The card has pinholes in the corners, small tears in the right border, a light dust shadow along the edges, and two corner bends. This terrific card is signed by star and director Orson Welles and editor, Robert Wise. From the collection of Artie Kern, A/V man to Oscar winning songwriter Sammy Cahn for many years, who was also personal lyricist to Frank Sinatra for almost fifty years. Kern was also Memorabilia Consultant to the Songwriters Hall of Fame Museum in New York City and many of his items were on display there from 1980-1985, until its closing. Sammy Cahn helped Mr. Kern obtain the autographs as he was president of the hall for over 17 years and almost all of the signatures were from his personal friends. Fine.


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    March, 2010
    19th-20th Friday-Saturday
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