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    Citizen Kane (RKO, 1941). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    In the ultimate, fist-clenching power stance, Orson Welles lights up this highly coveted title lobby card. Welles gave his all in his sensational debut as writer, director and star of this classic American film. Almost prevented from being released by William Randolph Hearst, who considered it a personal attack on him, the movie did not fare well on its initial release. Subsequent revivals however, gave it its well-deserved due and it now stands recognized as one of the best - if not the best, films ever produced. This "terrific" title card even includes a nod to "Rosebud" in the bottom left corner. It has been restored to address two top right corner bends into the background, a top right corner/border chip, small chips, a tear and a bend in the bottom right, a chip and a bend in the top left corner, a tiny chip with tape on the verso in the right border. The borders have been airbrushed. Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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