Cinema: The Big Money

The top ten "alltime grossers" in the U.S. and Canada, according to Variety's 49th anniversary issue, now include a couple of brand-new titles (Cinerama, White Christmas). The list:

1) Gone With the Wind (1939), $33.5 million

2) The Robe (1953), $19 million (estimated total revenue)

3) The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), $12.8 million

4) From Here to Eternity (1953), $12.5 million

5) This Is Cinerama (1952), $12.5 million

6) White Christmas (1954), $12 million (estimated total revenue)

7) Duel in the Sun (1947), $11.3 million

8) The Best Years of Our Lives (1947), $11.2 million

9) Quo Vadis (1952). $10.5 million

10) Samson and Delilah (1950), $9 million

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