Original Newspaper Ads for TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

To Kill A Mockingbird received its  8 Academy Award nominations on February 23, 1963, just days before these
ads appeared in newspapers.

The following three advertisements appeared in issues of
The State, The Columbia Record (South Carolina) on
February 27, February 28 (premiere) and March 1, 1963.







 


 

very similar to poster:

Ads (above and below) appeared in western editions of The New York Times. The film premiered in Los Angeles on December 25, 1962, in order to be eligible for the 1963 
Academy Awards voting.  The official premiere came at NY Radio City Music Hall, February 14, 1963.





                         Below:  ad from New Yorker Magazine
                             



original ad, above, from Denver newspaper

 



Another newspaper ad: source unknown

2004 Frank W. Baker