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Best TITANIC Epic Film Movie Leonardo DiCaprio Opening Week 1997 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282163253

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 24, 1997 * Best Titanic film advertisement * Grand opening week premiere * Leonardo DiCaprio & Kate Winslet A terrific issue on the opening week of the motion picture hit "Titanic" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique & dramatic coverage ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:45

$78.00
172445

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657287226

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: PUCK, New York, March 15, 1893 * Color political prints - cartoons Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons: front page: "Painting The Fair Blue." double-page centerfold: "War Record of Pensioner No. 999,999." back page is an 8 panel cartoon: "Love's Device; or, How She Obtained Papa's Consent." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:37

$27.00
172440

LEONARD BERNSTEIN Symphony No. 1 JEREMIAH Philharmonic Debut 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657285365

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1944 * Leonard Bernstein - conductor composer * Symphony No. 1 Jeremiah debut * New York Philharmonic This 38 page newspaper has one column headings on page 19: "BERNSTEIN SCORES IN OWN SYMPHONY" and "Conducts the Philharmonic in Premiere of 'Jeremiah'--Jennie Tourel Soloist". First report coverage on Leonard Bernstein's 1st symphony premiere at the New York Philharmonic. Great to have in this famed title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout with much on World War II. Rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Leonard Bernstein's Symphony No. 1 Jeremiah was composed in 1942. Jeremiah is a programmatic work, following the Biblical story of the prophet Jerem... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:33

$42.00
172439

Best LETHAL WEAPON Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1987 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282157571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 6, 1987 * Best "Lethal Weapon" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Buddy cop action film - Mel Gibson A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Lethal Weapon" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique & ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:33

$92.00
172362

Best 1963 JOHN F. KENNEDY JFK ASSASSINATION Rare Dallas TX Texas Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278865598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963 * From the city where it happened A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smaller photo of Lyndon Johnson. A considerable amount of related news and photos inside as well. Of curious interest--and only to be found in a Dallas newspaper--are two inconspicuous advertisements to be found on facing pages inside. One is for the 'Texas" movie theater, where Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested (trivia: he was watching the mo... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:19

$200.00
172321

TIROS-1 1st Weather Television Infrared SATELLITE Launch & Orbit 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278218053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1960 * TIROS-1 Launching and orbit * Very first successful weather satellite * Television Infrared Observation Satellite The top of the front page has a five column headline: "U.S. ORBITS WEATHER SATELLITE; IT TELEVISES EARTH AND CLOUDS; NEW ERA IN METEOROLOGY SEEN" with subheads and a few related photos. (see) This was the very 1st successful weather satellite put in orbit. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Forty pages, a little wear and foxing along the central fold and right margin with archival mend on page 2, otherwise good.

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:15

$47.00
172310

Original FRANKENSTEIN Horror Monster Film Movie Debut OPENING WEEK1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653486453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, December 6, 1931 * Frankenstein - Boris Karloff advertisement * Pre Code horror monster film movie * Opening week in New York City w/ photo Page 7 of this section has a 4 1/4 x 4 1/2 inch advertisement for the original "Frankenstein" film starring Boris Karloff. (see) This ad was on it's 3rd day in NYC. Page 5 has a photo with small heading: "Boris Karloff as the Monster in 'Frankenstein'" Page 6 under "On Broadway's Screens" is a brief description of this original movie. (see) Complete section 8 only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: The film opened in New York City at the Mayfair Theatre on December 4, 1931, and grossed $53,000 in one week

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:22

$62.00
172308

BEST Magnate WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST Publisher Journalism DEATH 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278072735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, August 15, 1951 * William Randolph Hearst Death * Newspaper and Magazine Guru * Best title to be had - rare as such Outside of the masthead the only ink on the front page notes: "WILLIAM R. HEARST DEAD", and the caption to the huge photo of him: "1863--William Randolph Hearst--1951". Hearst was one of the more noted newspaper publishers in American history, having begun with this newspaper (taking over from his father) and and eventually buying others across the country. It was his life which was the inspiration for the lead character in the famed movie "Citizen Kane". Terrific to have such a dramatic presentation on his death on the front page of his flagship newspaper. This front sheet w... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:20

$245.00
172237

RANGER 4 Unmanned Lunar Spacecraft to the Moon LAUNCH 1st U.S. 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275622976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, April 23, 1962 * Ranger 4 spacecraft launch (1st report) * 1st U.S. spacecraft to reach another celestial body The front page has a nice banner headline: "U.S. SHOOTS ROCKET TO TV PHOTO MOON" with subhead and related illustration. (see) Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 24 pages of the 1st section only, nice for display as such. wikipedia notes: Ranger 4 was a spacecraft of the Ranger program designed to transmit pictures of the lunar surface to Earth stations during a period of 10 minutes of flight prior to crashing upon the Moon, to rough-land a seismometer capsule on the Moon, to collect gamma-ray data in flight, to study radar reflectivity of the lunar surface, and to continue t... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:47

$40.00
172175

MARIAN ANDERSON African American SINGER Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648945371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 10, 1939 * Marian Anderson * African American Contralto * Famous Lincoln Memorial concert The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "Miss Anderson Sings To 75,000 In Washington" See image for brief report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Great condition as such, a few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends May 09, 2019 14:39

$40.00
172128

FATS WALLER Thomas Wright Jazz Pianist & Composer DEATH 1943 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648215744

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1943 * American jazz pianist & composer * Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller death Page 27 has one column headings: "T. W. (FATS) WALLER PIANIST, COMPOSER" "Noted Negro Artist of Stage, Screen and Radio Dies on Train at Age 39" with one column photo of Waller. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than in... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:48

$44.00
172123

Child Actor JACKIE COOGAN Uncle Fester Addams Family CAR ACCIDENT 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648214212

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, May 5, 1935 * Jackie Coogan automobile accident * Hollywood child actor star * Uncle Fester - The Addams Family fame The front page has a nice banner headline: "4 DIE; JACKIE COOGAN HURT" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 3 with 2 related photos. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1935, 20-year-old Coogan was the sole survivor of a car crash in eastern San Diego County that killed his father; his best friend, 19-year-old actor Junior Durkin; their ranch foreman, Charles Jones; and actor and writer Robert J. Horner. The party was returning from a day of dove hunting over the border in Mex... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:45

$48.00
172038

Best CONAN THE DESTROYER Movie Opening Day AD Review 1984 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644510421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 29, 1984 * Best "Conan the Destroyer" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Fantasy adventure - Arnold Schwarzenegger A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Conan the Destroyer" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have ... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:15

$88.00
172037

Best INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE Movie Opening Day AD 1989 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270847330

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 24, 1989 * Best "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Steven Spielberg - Harrison Ford A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of c... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:15

$87.00
171909

Best NO WAY OUT Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1987 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639149510

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 14, 1987 * Best "No Way Out" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Political thriller film - Kevin Costner A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "No Way Out" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique ... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2019 14:56

$70.00
171890

MABEL NORMAND Hollywood Silent Film Comedienne Actress DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372638309494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1930 * Mabel Normand death (1st report) * Silent film comedienne and Actress * Charlie Chaplin & Fatty Arbuckle duo The front page one column headings: "MABEL NORMAND, FILM STAR, DEAD" "The Comedienne Succumbs to Turberculosis in California Sanitarium" and more. (see) Coverage continues inside with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2019 15:05

$57.00
172369

CLINT EASTWOOD Hollywood Actor Wins MAYOR of Carmel Election 1986 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392279424516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1986 * Clint Eastwood, actor and filmmaker * Wins election for mayor of Carmel * Carmel-by-the-Sea, California The front page has a one column heading: "Eastwood Wins Easy Victory in Carmel Vote" with photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 23 with another related photo. Great to have from the home of the entertainment industry. Rare as such. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2019 08:33

$79.99
172365

BERTHA KALICH Jews Jewish Yiddish Theatre Stage Actress DEATH 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392279388664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1939 * Bertha Kalich death (1st report) * Jewish actress - American Yiddish Theatre * Charles A. Lindbergh called to duty The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "MME. KALICH DIES; FAMOUS ACTRESS" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2019 07:49

$37.00
172344

Best DANNY KAYE Jewish Film Movie Actor SINGER Dancer DEATH 1987 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392278724188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 4, 1987 * Danny Kaye death (1st report) * Hollywood movie film comedian actor * American-Jewish singer and dancer * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page features three photos of iconic film star & dancer Danny Kaye, beneath which is a one column heading: "Danny Kaye, 74, Dies; World Was His Stage". The article carries over to take a third of page 23. Great to have this report not only in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry, but also from the city where he lived & died. The complete first section with pages 1-26, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends April 24, 2019 11:40

$79.99
171777

Best MARLON BRANDO Hollywood Movie Film Actor Director DEATH 2004 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633908675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 3, 2004 * Marlon Brando death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actor * "On The Waterfront" "The Godfather" * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has a 2 column head: "A Hollywood Iconoclast Who Transformed the Art of Acting" "Marlon Brando - 1924-2004" with 3 photos of him. The article carries over to take all of pages 26-27 and also has a nice article on him on the ftpg. of section E. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete Sections A and E only with 54 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:38

$92.00
171775

JIMI HENDRIX Best Rock Guitarist Fame Singer Drug Overdose DEATH 1970 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264054561

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD SUNDAY REPUBLICAN, Mass., September 19, 1970 * Jimi Hendrix dies in London of apparent drug overdose * One of the best (if not the best) guitar players of all time Page 4 has a small two column heading announcing the death of the beloved guitarist, Jimi Hendrix: "Death Of Hendrix Laid To Drugs" (see) Hendrix stands among only a few whose names are synonymous with the cultural shift of the 1960's. This report is next to the spine (see image) which slightly affects the text. Complete with 50+ pages, some spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:37

$77.00
171768

CAROLE LANDIS American Film Actress Drug Overdose SUICIDE Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264052998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 6, 1948 * Carole Landis suicide death * American Film and stage actress * "The Ping Girl" "The Chest" The front page has a two column heading: "Carole Landis Ends Her Life in Hollywood Home" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage continues on page 13 with photo. Landis dies of an intentional sleeping pills overdose. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:34

$45.00
171756

Rare HELENA MT Montana w/ Montello Nevada Train Robbery 1883 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633902896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Jan. 23, 1883 * Rare Old West title * Montello, Nevada * Train Robbery Among the ftpg. column heads: "Robbery and Murder Raid in Nevada" and "A Brave Man's Successful Fight Against Train Robbers". Almost an entire column is headed: "Attempted Train Robbery" "A Gang Of Highwaymen Foiled by a Brave Expressman". The report has considerable detail, much of it reading like a made-for-TV movie of the Old West (see for portions). Four pages, irregular at the spine margin from disbinding, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:27

$48.00
171740

EDGAR WALLACE Crime Writer Journalist Playwright Vists Hollywood 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633293808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, January 24, 1932 * Edgar Wallace visits Hollywood * English novelist, writer, playwright, screenwriter & more Page 6-X of this section has a three column heading: "EDGAR WALLACE ENJOYS HOLLYWOOD" See images for coverage on Wallace's visit to Hollywood. It was here that he would became gravely ill and die about two weeks later. Complete section 8 only with all 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:17

$33.00
171737

THE BLACK CROOK 1st Broadway Musical Niblo's Garden Advertisement 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263655214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 19, 1866 * "The Black Crook" 1st week advertisement * Very first musical theatre performance of the first ever modern day musical! * Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of "The Black Crook" is quite significant. As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical" The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, but some new songs were composed for the piece. It opened on September 12, 1866 at Niblo's Garden on Broadway, New York City and ran for a record-breaking... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:15

$47.00
171695

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio PHYSICS Electricity Television 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263035095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1934 * Nikola Tesla * Father of Radio Physics & more This 80+ page newspaper has a nice banner headline on page X9 (near the back) "TESLA SEES EVIDENCE RADIO AND LIGHT ARE SOUND" with subhead: "Nikola Tesla, Pointing to 'Grevious Errors' of the Past, Explains Radio as He Sees It at Age of 77--He Expects Television" with smaller subheads. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete, light toning, a little spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:09

$77.00
171655

MARX BROTHERS A Night at the Opera Opening Day Advertisement 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392262525921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1935 * "A Night at the Opera" in NYC * Opening day movie advertisement * Groucho - Chico - Harpo * Marx Brothers Page 31 has a 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inch movie advertisement for the opening day of "A Night at the Opera" in New York City starring the Marx Brothers. (see images) News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:14

$46.00
171648

Rare STAR WARS George Lucas Epic Space Movie Film AD 1977 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631657991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 6, 1977 * George Lucas' amazingly successful, "Star Wars" * Ad in a Los Angeles newspaper - 2nd week showing Inside the "View" section is a ad for George Lucas' "Star Wars" The ad measures 8 x 5 inches. This original "Star War" movie opened just 12 days earlier. Great to have this uncommon ad in a Hollywood area newspaper. A quite rare issue as it would not have been saved since it contains no historically significant content. This offering includes only the pertinent sections: I (front) and IV ("View") with a total of 38 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:06

$62.00
171596

Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628079292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ROCHESTER EVENING EXPRESS, New York, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Always among the issue in most demand is the first report of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Here is a good one. All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered, with most of the Lincoln coverage found on page 3. Some rather dramatic column heads including: "A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY!" "The Nation in Mourning: "Assassination of President Lincoln!" "Sec. Seward Stabbed" "Escape of the Murderers". And then under: "LATER!" is: "Official From Sec. Stanton" "His Account of the Assassination" with good text, and then: "STILL LATER!" "DEATH OF THE PRESIDENT" "He Died at Half-Past 7 This Morning... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:39

$680.00
171576

Original FRANKENSTEIN Horror Monster Film Movie Debut OPENING DAY 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259689386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 4, 1931 * Frankenstein - Boris Karloff advertisement * Pre Code horror monster film movie * Opening day in New York City (rare) Page 29 has a 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 inch advertisement for the original "Frankenstein" film starring Boris Karloff. (see) This ad was on it's opening day in NYC News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The film opened in New York City at the Mayfair Theatre on December 4, 1931, and grossed $53,000 in one week

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:26

$62.00
171561

Best FIRESTARTER Movie Opening Day AD Sixteen Candles 1984 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372627495606

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 11, 1984 * Best "Firestarter" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere & review * Science-fiction horror film - Drew Barrymore * Second weekend of "Sixteen Candles" A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Firestarter", and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years o... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:31

$57.00
171552

JEFFERSON DAVIS Elected Confederate President Constitution Conv. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259244189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1861 * Jefferson Davis elected Confederate president * Constitutional Convention of the Confederacy * Pre Civil War tensions brewing A wealth of significant content on the creation of the Confederacy, with front page column heads including: "Important From the South" "The Southern Congress at Montgomery, Alabama" "Adoption of A Constitution" "The Executive Officers of the New Republic" "Jefferson Davis or Mississippi, President" "Alexander H. Stephens, of Georgia, Vice President" and more. The front page subheads include: "The Constitution of the Southern Confederacy" which gives some highlights from their constitutional convention, including the text of the Preamble, and also noting differ... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:25

$148.00
171525

EARLY BASEBALL Post Civil War Cincinnati Red Stockings REDS PRINT 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372626552223

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1869 * Very early baseball team illustration * Cincinnati Red Stockings - Reds The front page features an article on "Henry J. Raymond" with a large illustration of him. A fullpage illustration "Peace - Finale, Boston, June, 1869". Perhaps the best print is a very nice half page: 'The Picked Nine of the Red Stocking Baseball Club, Cincinnati' showing ten players in uniform with some equipment. Another half-page illustration is the "Farewell Dinner to Hon. A. G. Curtin, at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, June 12, 1869". Half of a centerfold: 'View of the City of Boston, Massachusetts, from the South' is very displayable plus 'International Regatta - The Harvard Crew Training o... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:52

$198.00
171507

Best THE BREAKFAST CLUB Brat Pack Cult Movie Opening Day AD 1985 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372626531641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 15, 1985 * Best "The Breakfast Club" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * "The Brat Pack" - John Hughes A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Breakfast Club" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see ... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:40

$92.00
171505

LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY Artist Designer of Stained Glass DEATH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372626531260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1933 * Louis Comfort Tiffany death * American artist w/ stained glass * Art Nouveau & Aesthetic movements The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "LOUIS C. TIFFANY, NOTED ARTIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Louis Comfort Tiffany, stained glass artist. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:39

$47.00
171466

Early TELEVISION John Logie Baird TV Invention Experiments 1928 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258055171

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1928 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions - experiments Page 10 has one column headings: "RECORD REPRODUCES SCENES WITH MUSIC" "Baird Combines Electric Phonograph With Television Principles in Disk Device" "Double Grooves Utilized" and more. (see) Very significant reports during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. A significant issue for any collector of television history. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, light toning at the ... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:33

$46.00
171461

Best ROCKY Film Movie Opening Day ADVERTISEMENT 1976 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372625573016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 1, 1976 * Best "Rocky" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * American sports drama film * Sylvester Stallone - Rocky Balboa A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Rocky" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! Page 21 of section VI has a nice 21 x 6 inch advertisement for th... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:31

$110.00
171401

Best RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK Film Movie Opening Week AD 1981 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255725621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 18, 1981 * Best "Raiders of the Lost Ark" film advertisement * Grand Opening week movie premiere * Steven Spielberg - Harrison Ford * Opening day (eve) of "Superman II" ad A terrific issue on the 1st week of the motion picture hit "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. Page 3 of section VI has a 17 x 9 inch advertisement for the film in it's opening week. A quite rare issue as it would not have been saved since it contains no historically significant content. Present are the complete sections A and VI totaling 36 pages. Great condition.

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:34

$44.00
171378

BATTLE OF LUZON Philippines Lingayen Gulf BEGINS World War II 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255085193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 10, 1945 * Battle of Luzon begins * Gen. Douglas MacArthur * Pacific Theater of Operations * Lingayen Gulf The front page has a great banner headline: "MacARTHUR BACK IN LUZON! 800 SHIPS LAND HUGE ARMY" with subheads. Nice for display. More on page 2 with two related photos. Two related maps on the back page. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 06, 2019 16:38

$47.00
171358

Best TOY STORY Film Movie Woody Buzz Lightyear Opening Day AD1995 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372621371093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 22, 1995 * Best "Toy Story" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day premiere * Woody & Buzz Lightyear A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Toy Story" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique & dramatic coverage with tru... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2019 16:28

$100.00
171357

Best HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE Opening Day AD Review 2001 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255080250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 16, 2001 * Best "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * British-American fantasy film - Daniel Radcliffe A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better!... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2019 16:27

$79.00
171325

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1946 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392254282856

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 29, 1946 * A "Miracle on 34th Street" connection * Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1st report) Page 32 has one column headings: "SUN, SMILES BEAM ON MACY'S PARADE" "2,000,000 Line Streets for 20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Festival of Fun" with photo. (see) 1st report coverage on the 1946 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This was the exact parade that was featured in the 1947 Christmas movie classic, "Miracle on 34th Street". Also within this issue are various store advertisements, including Macy's and Gimbels which was also a focus in the movie as well. Actual footage of this parade was included within the film itself. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2019 16:39

$78.00
171287

CAROLE LOMBARD Actress Killed - TWA Flight 3 Airplane Crash Find 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372619426624

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, January 18, 1942 * Actress Carole Lombard death * Airplane crash disaster finding * World War II - WWII reporting The front page has a five column heading: "Find Carole Lombard Plane; 22 Dead" with subheads. Much more on pages 2 & 3 with a few related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with section only with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, a few small tape mends along the right margin, generally nice.

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Ends April 04, 2019 16:46

$82.00
158841

Original 1971 JIM MORRISON The Doors Lead Singer Songwriter Poet DEATH 1st Rpt.


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922747250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 9, 1971 * Jim Morrison death * The Doors Page 27 has a one column heading: "Rock Singer Morrison Reported Dead at 26" First report coverage on the mysterious death of The Door's lead singer, Jim Morrison. wikipedia notes: Due to his wild personality and performances, he is regarded by critics and fans as one of the most iconic, charismatic and pioneering frontmen in rock music history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends April 02, 2019 16:15

$92.00
171208

DESMOND DOSS Movie Hacksaw Ridge Receives Medal of Honor w/ Photo 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392251075043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 13, 1945 * 1st Conscientious Objector winner * Desmond T. Doss - Medal of Honor * Blockbuster movie "Hacksaw Ridge" fame * Also in Bill O'Reilly's "Killing the Rising Sun" Page 5 has a one column photo with caption: "Medal Awarded" which shows Corporal Desmond Doss receiving his medal on the White House lawn. Doss is featured in the blockbuster movie "Hacksaw Ridge". Rare to find period reporting on Doss as well. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:42

$52.00
171203

BABE ZAHARIAS 1st American Woman to WIN British Open GOLF Crown 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372615776251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 13, 1947 * Mildred (Babe) Didrikson Zaharias * Britsh Open crown * 1st American to win The front page of section 2 has a banner pictorial with heading: "America's Babe Zaharias, Greatest Woman Athlete In The World" with subhead: "Babe Hauls In British Title; Wins, 5 and 4" Photo on the back page. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. source: wikipedia: Zaharias gained world fame in track and field and All-American status in basketball. She played organized baseball and softball and was an expert diver, roller-skater and bowler. She won two gold medals and one sil... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:38

$47.00
171197

REAL "UNBROKEN" Movie - Louis Zamperini FOUND ALIVE in Japan 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392251072315

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, September 9, 1945 * Louis Zamperini officially FOUND safe * Angelina Jolie movie "Unbroken" fame * 1936 Olympics runner - post World War II The front page has a nice banner heading: "Survives 47 Days on Raft and 2 Yrs. in Jap Torture Holes" with subheads and small photo. (see) This was Louis Zamberini, subject of the film "Unbroken". The report includes: "Lieut. Louis Zamperini, mile runner in the 1936 Olympics who was given up for dead when he failed to return from a search mission...is on his way home today after an incredible survival of 47 days in a raft, followed by equally incredible cruelties in Japanese prison camps...". The lengthy article carries over to page 14 with related map. A... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:36

$147.00
171152

CHARLIE CHAPLIN Actor & Joan Barry PATERNITY SUIT Blood Test 1944 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614850900

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 16, 1944 * Actor Charlie Chaplin * Actress Joan Barry * Paternity suit case The front page has a great banner headline: "BLOOD TEST CLEAR CHAPLIN" with subhead. Nice for display. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, more so along spine, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:15

$48.00
171143

CITIZEN KANE Orson Welles #1 Movie Premiere Opening (Midwest) AD 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392250254702

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 6, 1941 * Opening night for the movie Citizen Kane * Orson Welles - Midwest release date (1st report) Page 20 has a nice advertisement for the opening night (Midwest) of the movie classic 'Citizen Kane' starring Orson Welles. (see) The ad measures 14 x 4 inches. Through research of this movie, the release date for this movie in the United States was on May 1, 1941 with the first showing to be at the Palace Theater in New York City. This was the opening day (May 6) in the Midwest. The movie 'Citizen Kane' consistently ranks at the top of most polls of the top movies of all time. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:09

$52.00
171098

MICKEY ROONEY Hollywood Actor & Ava Gardner Actress WEDS Marries 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392249509178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Jan. 11, 1942 * Actor Mickey Rooney * Actress Ava Gardner * Marries - Wedding - Weds The front page has a one column heading: "Mickey Rooney Slips Away and Weds Actress" with small photo. (see) World War II News of the day. Complete 1st section only with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and small tape mend along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Soon after Gardner arrived in Los Angeles, she met fellow MGM contract player Mickey Rooney; they married on January 10, 1942. The ceremony was held in the remote town of Ballard, California, because MGM studio head Louis B. Mayer was worried that fans would desert Roo... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2019 16:04

$40.00
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