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The Great Stage of the Radio City Music Hall
The Great Stage resembles a setting sun, a dramatic background for a symphony or dancers

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Radio City Music Hall Opened to the Public in New York
December 27, 1932

Looking up from the seats of the Radio City Music Hall, you see before you the Great Stage, measuring 66 feet deep, 144 feet wide, and resembling a setting sun. The stage's system of elevators was so advanced that the U.S. Navy used identical hydraulics in constructing World War II aircraft carriers. According to Radio City lore, during the war government agents guarded the basement to make sure no enemy spy could steal the Navy's superior technology.
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