RKO Keith's Theatre
January 23, 2018
Opened on January 23rd, 1940
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The B&W drama had its world premiere the night before, with “First Lady” Eleanor Roosevelt as honored guest. During this exclusive engagement, the biopic was shown continuously during the day, and with one reserved seat performance at night.
The New York premiere engagement was a month later, opening on February 22nd, the national holiday honoring Lincoln’s birth, at Radio City Music Hall. View ad here