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The Magnificent Ambersons(1942)

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  • Released in United States 1973
  • Released in United States on Video December 27, 1989
  • Released in United States Summer July 10, 1942
  • After Welles' final cut, "The Magnificent Ambersons" ran 131 minutes. RKO put it into sneak previews, found audience response disappointing, and ordered drastic recutting. Some 50 minutes were taken out, many of the later scenes were rearranged, and a new "happy ending" was shot. The butchered version, lasting 88 minutes, was released on the lower half of a double bill with a Lupe Velez vehicle, "Mexican Spitfire See a Ghost" (USA/1942).
  • Selected in 1991 for inclusion in the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.
  • Released in United States 1973 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (The Great American Films) November 15 - December 16, 1973.)
  • Released in United States Summer July 10, 1942
  • Released in United States on Video December 27, 1989