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178325

TEXAS GUINAN Queen of the Night Clubs Prohibition Speakeasy DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392642998260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Nov. 6, 1933 * Texas Guinan death (1st report) * "Queen of the night clubs" - actress * Prohibition era speakeasy fame The front page has a one column heading: "Tex Guinan's Death Symbolizes Dying Era" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:21

$42.00
178324

Best GETTYSBURG Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1993 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392642997908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 8, 1993 * Best "Gettysburg" movie advertisement * Grand Opening Day premiere & review * Epic American Civil War film * Demolition Man A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Gettysburg" and perhaps no better newspaper 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 February 17, 2020 15:21

$77.00
178231

Best BOB DYLAN John Wesley Harding Album Review 1968 Village Voice Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915330538

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Feb. 1, 1968 Beginning on the front page is a review of Bob Dylan's recently released album "John Wesley Harding", the article titled: "Dylan: Nothing Is Revealed". The author Richard Goldstein takes a very extensive look at the music of Dylan with the review, and in particular the works in this new album, carrying over to take most of a page. As most might be aware "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public discourse a tradition it maintained throughout its 60+ year history. Complete in 48 pages, tabloid-size, never bound nor trimme... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:16

$69.00
178225

STRAWBERRY FIELDS Music Festival Advertisement 1970 Greenwich Village Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392640043749

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, July 16, 1970 Page 39 has a full page advertisement for the "Strawberry Fields" music festival (Canada) which was going to be held the following month, along with another ad for the Powder Ridge Festival. Also present are large ads for albums and/or concerts for Eric Clapton, Jim Morrison, Mick Jagger, and more. Provenance: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive. Background: The Village Voice was an American counter-culture newspaper known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public discourse -... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:13

$62.00
178201

OPERA DE NICE France Concert House Theatre Theater FIRE Disaster 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392638681275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, March 25, 1881 * Nice, France fire disaster * Opera de Nice theatre The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BURNED ALIVE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Opera de Nice fire disaster in France. Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:11

$33.00
178155

Best BOB DYLAN Very 1st Public Gig AD Rare1961 Greenwich Village Voice Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392637441438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, April 13, 1961 * Bob Dylan - Robert Allen Zimmerman * Very 1st public performance advertisement * Gerde's Folk City music venue in Greenwich Village An exceedingly significant newspaper which offers witness to the birth of the music career of the legendary Bob Dylan. And perhaps no better title exists for this content. Indeed, this notice may only have appeared in the Village Voice. First, it is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Founded just 6 years previous in 1955, the Voice began as a platform for the creative community of New York City. Page 8 has an advertisement for Gerde's Fo... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:05

$850.00
177999

Best THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1994 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626922760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 23, 1994 * Best "The Shawshank Redemption" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Shawshank Redemption" 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 ha... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:59

$107.00
177958

Best LUCILLE BALL "I Love Lucy" Television Comedy Actress DEATH 1989 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897566521

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 26, 1989 * Lucille Ball death (1st report) * Actress - comedienne - model * "I Love Lucy" television sitcom * Best title to be had - rare as such * Early, same day headline & report The front page has a nice banner headline: "Lucille Ball Dies at 77; The Whole World Loved Lucy During TV's Golden Age" with subhead and two related photos. A few more on page 2. Terrific to have this report in a L.A. newspaper, home of the television/film industries, home to Lucy Ball, and the city where she died. First section only with pages 1-8, nice condition. Nice for display.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:09

$182.00
177936

LUFTWAFFE German Air Force Creation & Actress Jean Harlow Divorce 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896481262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1935 * German Air Force - Luftwaffe creation * Hermann Goering * Jean Harlow divorce The top of the front page has a one column heading: "REICH'S AIR FORCE BECOMES; ARMY IN CONTROL" with subheads: "Civilian Flying Clubs Adopt Reichswehr Salute and Modified Uniforms" "Plans No Longer Secret" and more. Coverage of the German Air Force becoming a official military organization under the rule of Hermann Goering. The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "JEAN HARLOW GETS SECOND DIVORCE" with subheads. (see) 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 cot... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:12

$39.00
177923

Best NATIONAL LAMPOON'S CHRISTMAS VACATION Movie Opening Day AD1989 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392615246034

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 1, 1989 * Best "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * American Christmas comedy film - Chevy Chase A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" 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 o... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:04

$98.00
178394

WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR Actor and Director Shot Dead MURDERED 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392648296350

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS-SCIMITAR, Memphis, February 4, 1922 * William Desmond Taylor shot dead The top of the front page has a four column headline: "BELIEVE MOVIE ACTRESS CAN TELL WHO KILLED DIRECTOR" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day. Sixteen pages, light even toning, some margin wear with a piece torn away at the upper left margin with a little unrelated text loss, should be handled with care.

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Ends January 28, 2020 14:57

$39.99
178382

BORIS SCHATZ Lithuanian Jewish Artist & Sculptor Palestine DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392647898123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1932 * Boris Schatz death (1st report) * Lithuanian Jewish artist & sculptor * Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design * "Father of Israeli art" Page 21 has a one column heading: "PROF. BORIS SCHATZ, NOTED ARTIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Boris Schatz, a Lithuanian Jewosh artist and sculptor who settled in Palestine. 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 44 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends January 28, 2020 08:30

$49.99
178377

JOHN WILKES BOOTH REVIEW & Sherman's March To The Sea 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372922428118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 29, 1864 * John Wilkes Booth theatrical review * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea Although the front page and pages within contain various reports on the Civil War, perhaps the most intriguing item is a somewhat inconspicuous page 5 review of a theatrical performance at the Winter Garden theater. A one night performance was set for November 25 to benefit the Shakespeare Statue Fund. The performance featured the three Booth brothers, well known in the theatrical community: Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes. This was the only time that the Booth brothers would appear on stage together. Although an advertisement for the performance appeared in several issues, the review, logically, appear... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2020 07:41

$179.99
177908

DRACULA VAMPIRE Bela Lugosi 1st Movie REVIEW Opening DAY w/ Ad 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372893059258

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1931 * Very 1st newspaper review ? * Dracula the movie - 2nd day * Vampires - Bela Lugosi * Roxy Theatre NYC Page 21 has a very significant & historic review for the movie "Dracula" in it's entertainment section (page 25). Under "The Screen" is a small one column heading: "Bram Stoker's Human Vampire" which is a review of this famous movie on it's opening day the previous afternoon. Also on the same page is a very small advertisement for the movie on it's 2nd day. A rare opportunity to have a original piece of history from this classic movie before the public first viewed it. Vampires have become a big fad in this country of late, and here is when it all started. Complete in 36 p... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 15:18

$117.00
177904

TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY Movie 4th Day Showing AD 1991 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372893057135

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 6, 1991 * "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" advertisement * Opening week showing of this science-fiction action classic starring Arnold Schwarzenegger * Best title to be had ? Inside section F has a advertisement for the opening week showing of "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" that measures 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Great to have from the home of the entertainment industry. A quite rare issue as it would not have been saved since it contains no historically significant content. Present are the complete sections 1 and F totaling 46 pages. Nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 15:16

$56.00
178347

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Brothers Pre Abraham Lincoln Murder THEATER AD 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372921143569

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 23, 1864 * John Wilkes Booth & his brothers: together for this one time * Assassin of President Lincoln in advertisement Although the front page, and pages within, contain various reports on the Civil War and other events across the country and the world, perhaps the most intriguing item in this newspaper is an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical performance at the Winter Garden theater on page 7. A one night performance was set for November 26th to benefit the Shakespeare Statue Fund. The performance featured the three Booth brothers, well known in the theatrical community: Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes. This was the only time that the Booth brothers would appear on stage together.... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:55

$69.99
177839

RUSS COLUMBO Baritone Crooner & Actor Accidentally SHOT & KILLED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609839630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 3, 1934 * Russ Columbo shot and killed * Baritone crooner - violinist - actor The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Russ Columbo Fatally Wounded As Friends Shows Him Old Pistol" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 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. Nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:42

$39.00
178392

HARRY HOUDINI Escape Artist Magician TRICKS w/ SAM LOYD Problem 1927 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372922591966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: "FREE PRESS MAGIC" was a special section of the Detroit Free Press newspaper, August 7, 1927 * Rare Harry Houdini periodical * Problem by Sam Loyd **** The masthead notes: "Founded By Houdini" Interestingly the inside pages are taken up with two comics, one in color. However the front and back pages have various puzzles, games or magic items that are in black ink. The back page has a problem titled: "The Census Man's Problem" by Sam Loyd. It is notable that Harry Houdini died in Detroit the prior year. Four pages, measures 11 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:31

$79.99
178327

Great BEATLES Beatlemania British Invasion 1ST AMERICA 1964 Manhattan Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392643005251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANHATTAN EAST, New York City, Feb. 13, 1964 * Beatles come to America w/ photo * British music invasion at it's height Although the frenzied arrival of the Beatles in the U.S. on February 7 was covered by most newspapers, it typical was relegated to a single column on an inside page. This newspaper, a local tabloid which calls itself: "A Community Newspaper for Residents of East Manhattan" gave the best coverage to the Beatles arrival we have seen. The top of the front page features two photos, showing George and Ringo, and solo photo of Paul McCartney, with a two-column head: "Beatles Batter Plaza's Aplomb". The article begins: "Shrouded in security precautions denser than their unkempt locks, Liverpool's wailin... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 15:29

$174.99
178304

SANTA CLAUS Christmas X-Mas Thomas Nast PRINTS 1878 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392642644534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1878 * 2 Thomas Nast prints * Santa Claus - Christmas The full ftpg. is taken up with: "The New Comer--A Sketch in the Depot of an Importer of Animals" by famed artist F.S. Church. There are two very nice Thomas Nast Christmas prints, one a great doublepage centerfold captioned: "Here We Are Again" by Thomas Nast, showing a full-figure Santa Claus with toys, next to a fireplace. "Father Time" is there as well. The other Nast Christmas print is: "A Christmas Sketch--Five O'Clock in the Morning" showing two young, very excited girls anticipating Christmas morning. Many other prints as well. The complete issue, very small binding holes at the center fold, good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 09:14

$174.99
178301

WILLIAM ALLEN ROGERS Harper's Weekly Christmas SANTA CLAUS 1902 Illus. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372917601884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 6, 1902 * William Allen Rogers * Santa Claus - Christmas The front page is a ice duo-tone print by the famed artist W. A. Rogers, captioned: "Here We Are Again" showing Santa Claus atop a chimney, with reindeer. A wealth of Christmas-related prints within, a few in full color, too many to list here. See the photos. Complete in 98 pages, 9 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 08:56

$139.99
178300

MAXFIELD PARRISH & Frederick Stuart Church CHRISTMAS Prints 1897 Harper's Weekly


eBay Auction Item # 372917600138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY - CHRISTMAS, New York, December 18, 1897 Quite rare to find this issue with the desirable Maxfield Parrish outer wrapper still present. The full front page is a nice print: "Santa Claus's Return Home." by the famed artist W. A. Rogers, showing a full-figure Santa Claus with various elves. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Christmas Hymn."; a full pg:"Christmas Carnival on the Ice, Amsterdam."; a full page color print: "I've Kept My Ears Open to all Your Doings" plus other Christmas-themed prints. Of special interest is the Supplement which includes a duo-tone doublepage centerfold: "A Christmas Welsh Rabbit" by famed artist F. S. Church. Complete in 40 pages, an old mend to the margin on the reverse of t... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 08:52

$159.99
178246

HARRY HOUDINI Escape Artist Magic Magician TRICKS Games Puzzles 1925 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392641093067

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: "RED MAGIC" was a special section of the Detroit Free Press newspaper, March 22, 1925 * Rare Harry Houdini periodical The masthead notes: "Edited By The World Famous Houdini" with a small photo of him. (see) This four page section is filled with various games, magic items and puzzles. The front page has a puzzle titled: "THE ELEPHANT PEN" with more on the following pages. All 4 pages are in red ink. It is notable that Harry Houdini would die in Detroit the following year. Four pages, measures 17 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 08:41

$99.99
177735

Best MARY PICKFORD Hollywood Film Movie Actress Producer DEATH 1979 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598215026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 30, 1979 * Mary Pickford death (1st report) * Canadian-American film movie actress * "America's Sweetheart" "Girl with the Curls" * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has a two column heading: "Mary Pickford IS Dead at 86" which includes four related photos. (see) Known in her prime as "America's Sweetheart"and the "girl with the curls", Pickford was one of the pioneers in early Hollywood. Pickford was one of the most popular actresses of the 1910s and 1920s, earning the nickname "Queen of the Movies". Great to have this report not only in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry, but from the city where she lived & died. The complete first section with pages 1-30, very nice, cl... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:18

$97.00
177733

Rare ELVIS PRESLEY Musical Film Debut JAILHOUSE ROCK Ad 1957 Memphis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598214045

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, October 24, 1957 * Singer & actor Elvis Presley * "Jailhouse Rock" movie debut ad & review Page 40 has a very interesting advertisement for Elvis Presley's musical drama film, "Jailhouse Rock". This movie debuted in Memphis, Tennessee weeks before it went nationally. This ad is for the day of it's World debut in Memphis. Could this be the earliest ad in a newspaper for this film here ? Of course, this ad can only be found in a Memphis paper making it a very rare item as such. (see) The ad measures 8 x 3 1/2 inches. Also on the same page is a review on the film headed: "A Presley With More Poise Shown in 'Jailhouse Rock'" with small photo of Elvis. (see) Other news, sports and advertiseme... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:17

$78.00
177732

PONZI SCHEME Charles Ponzi Wall Street Stocks Scandal Exposed 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883988691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 10, 1920 * Charles Ponzi finally exposed * Italian swindler and con artist * Wall Street scheme - Stock Market The front page has one column headings that include: "STOP PONZI CHECKS; SAY HE'S BANKRUPT" "Bank Commissioner Declares His Account Is Overtaken--3 Note Holders File Petition" "IS SOLVENT, 'WIZARD' SAYS" and more. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:17

$44.00
177723

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Visits New York City from Mount Vernon1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598209259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Aug. 27, 1796 * President George Washington Page 3 has a report: "The PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES has just arrived from Mount Vernon. Whether on a visit to this City, or on his sway to the northward, we cannot tell------Thank GOD he can ride in a carriage which is not bullet proof." Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, scattered foxing, good condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:09

$43.00
177720

Painter GILBERT STUART President George Washington Portrait 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598208420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 18, 1803 * President George Washington portrait * American painter Gilbert Stuart The back page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuart", noting in part: "...G. Stuart takes this opportunity, likewise, to apprise the public that he has pursued the necessary steps...to protect his works for the future from the illiberal and injurious piracy which has hitherto been committed upon them..." and further on more text concerning a Stuart portrait of Washington as "Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States during the Revolutionary War...". Stuart is widely considered one of America's foremost portraitists. His best known work is the unfinished portrait of Geor... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:08

$26.00
177714

JAPANESE OCCUPATION OF KISKA Aleutian Islands Campaign Alaska1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598206042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 22, 1942 * Japanese occupation of Kiska * Aleutian Islands campaign - Alaska * Pacific theater of World War II The front page has a nice banner headline: "NEW JAP LANDING IN ALASKA" with subheads that include: "OCCUPY KISKA ISLE; U.S. PILOTS SINK TRANSPORT" and more. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, small library stamp within masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:03

$52.00
177699

Best JEAN HARLOW The Blonde Bombshell Actress DEATH 1937 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596717157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING NEWS, EXTRA, Los Angeles, California, June 8, 1937 * Actress Jean Harlow death * 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell * From the home of Hollywood (very rare) Perhaps one of the very best newspapers to have on the death of famed actress Jean Harlow from the golden age of Hollywood, with the front page banner headline in large letters announcing: "HARLOW DIES!" with subhead: "Famed film queen succumbs after short illness" and nice photo. (see) This is a very early report on the same day of her death. Nice for display. Great to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, the home of the entertainment industry & the city where she lived and died. Complete issue with all 28 pages, large tabloid size that measu... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:21

$435.00
177648

Best CHARLIE CHAPLIN "The Circus" Film Production Hardships 1931 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372880926978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RECORD, Los Angles, Jan. 28, 1927 * Silent era comic actor Charlie Chaplin * "The Circus" during production * Actor goes through some difficulties The front page has a great banner headline: "CHAPLIN QUITS HOLLYWOOD" with subhead. (see) Probably on found in a L.A. publication, the home of the entertainment industry. Very rare as such. Twenty-four pages, major separation along the central fold throughout the pages causing a little text loss, some margin wear, MUST BE HANDLED WITH CARE, Still nice for display. Sold as is.

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:31

$58.00
177633

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595188381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1863 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor * Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Near the top of the front page is an article headed: "Ford's New Theatre--The Lady of Lyons". The writer reports on this production of "The Lady Of Lyons" which includes: "...Mr. J. Wilkes Booth appears as Claude Melnotte, a part in which, it is said, he stands without a peer..." and further on: "...Tonight's entertainment will doubtless fill Ford's to overflowing...To-morrow evening Mr. Booth has a benefit, and appears in two splendid Shakespearean plays, via. the Merch... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:08

$475.00
177569

Rare DR. TIMOTHY LEARY Drugs LSD Hippies The Electric Circus AD 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879117563

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, Dec. 18, 1969 * Dr. Timothy Leary at The Electric Circus nightclub * Hippie generation drug experiments fame (LSD) * The year of Woodstock, Mets, Moon Landing & more Page 30 has a 7 x 6 inch ad for "The Electric Circus" nightclub appearance of Dr. Timothy Leary. This ad has a marijuana related pictorial. (see) Provenance: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive. Background: The Village Voice was an American counterculture newspaper known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public disco... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:36

$67.00
177561

SALEM ILLINOIS Roller-Skating Troupe BUS CRASH Bridge Disaster 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879116043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 25, 1937 * Salem, Marion County, Illinois * Skating troupe bus crash disaster The front page has a banner headline: "17 DIE AS BUS CRASHES AND BURNS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the bus crash into a bridge at Salem, Illinois. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:32

$52.00
177559

DEBBIE REYNOLDS & Eddie Fisher - Elizabeth Taylor Affair SCANDAL 1958 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879115169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 11, 1958 * Debbie Reynolds & Eddie Fisher split * Elizabeth Taylor affair scandal * Best title to be had ? rare The front page has a great banner headline: "EDDIE, DEBBIE SEPARATE; LIZ TELLS OWN STORY" with subheads and related photo. (See) Another photo inside. (see) Great to have from the home of the entertainment industry. Rare as such. Complete 1st section only with 30 pages, light toning at the central fold and margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Debbie Reynolds was married three times. Her first marriage was to singer Eddie Fisher in 1955. They became the parents of Carrie (1956–2016) and Todd Fisher (1958). The couple divorced in 1959 when it was revealed shortly after... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:31

$68.00
177477

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586189279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1863 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor * Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Page 3 has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which has three mentions of the name J. Wilkes Booth: "Last Night But One of the distinguished Tragedian MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." and then: "This Friday Evening, Nov. 13th, Final Benefit of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH...Richard III..." and then also: "Tomorrow (Saturday) Evening, Last appearance of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." with more detail. Page 2 has an article: "Mr. Booth's Richard III" which begins: "Mr. J. Wilkes Boo... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:16

$455.00
177472

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Ford's Theatre John Wilkes Booth ASSASSINATION in 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586188547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PEORIA DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Illinois, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Actor John Wilkes Booth * Ford's Theatre play Although 2 days after most newspapers reported the assassination, this page 2 account of all the news reads just like a first report. The 2nd column has a nice stack of heads including: "HORRIBLE TRAGEDY!" "ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN!" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward!" "He Is Stabbed in the Neck Three Times!" "The Assassins Escape!" "The Country Terribly Excited!" "The Assassins Known and Described!" "Various Reports Concerning The Terrible Event" "The President's Death-Bed" "and more. Almost the entirety of pg. 2 is taken up with related news items concerning th... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:14

$380.00
177452

Best CHARLIE CHAPLIN "The Tramp" Film Actor Comedian DEATH 1977 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586174461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 26, 1977 * Actor comedian Charlie Chaplin death (1st report) * Silent film - movie era icon - "The Tramp" * Best title to be had ? The front page has a two column heading: "Charlie Chaplin, 88, the 'Little Tramp,' Dies in Sleep" with subhead and 3 related photos. (see) Much more on page 3. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:03

$178.00
177448

Rare STAR WARS George Lucas Epic Space Movie Film Opening AD 1977 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586170008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, June 6, 1977 * George Lucas' amazingly successful, "Star Wars" * 2nd week showing in a counterculture publication Page 45 has a ad for George Lucas' "Star Wars" The ad measures 10 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches. This original "Star Wars" movie opened just 12 days earlier. The fact that this was a weekly publication makes this one the first ads to appear here. Provenance: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive. Background: The Village Voice was an American counterculture newspaper known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and pas... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:01

$78.00
177401

SHIRLEY TEMPLE 1st Marriage Marries Weds John Agar 1945 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392584035833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, Sept. 20, 1945 * Child actress Shirley Temple * Gets married to actor John Agar * From the home of the entertainment industry * INCOMPLETE ISSUE **** The top of the front page has a photo of Shirley Temple in a wedding dress with heading "Shirley Temple Wed to Soldier" with subhead. (see) More photos on the back. This was Temple's 1st marriage at the age of 17. Great to have in this L.A. publication. Rare as such. Incomplete issue containing 12 pages, light toning at the folds and margins, loose pages along the spine, generally good.

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Ends January 12, 2020 08:08

$57.00
177399

JOHN DILLINGER ASSASSINATION Gangster Outlaw at Chicago Theater 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392584034161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, July 23, 1934 * John Dillinger shot dead * Chicago theater - 1st report This has one of the nicer banner headlines on the death of this noted desperado: "DILLINGER DEATH TRAP BAITED WITH GIRL LURES" with a subheads and two photos of Dillinger. More inside with a nice full page pictorial. First section only with 10 pages, this is at best a 2nd rate issue with several mends, mainly along the folds and margins with minimal text loss. Still a nice issue for display. Sold as is.

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Ends January 12, 2020 08:05

$225.00
177340

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC White Star Line Ocean Liner Steamer 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870052039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1873 * Wreck of the steamship RMS Atlantic * William "Buffalo Bill" Cody ad The steamship "Atlantic" was a transatlantic ship which sank on April 1 off the coast of Nova Scotia, at the time the deadliest American maritime disaster with 535 people dead. Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the disaster, headed: "The Mars Head Wreck" "Operations of the Divers--Gloomy Search for the Dead--Carelessness or Criminality Regarding Valuables" and many subheads as well. Considerable details. Of added interest is a page 7 advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" theater which has: "Ned Butline's thrilling realism, The Scouts Of The Prairie...Hon. W. F. Cody...the original...Buffalo Bill...... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:16

$29.00
177331

LA AMISTAD Slaver Ship African Slaves Trade Description 1840 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870043520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1840 * African slaves description * La Amistad slaver ship Page 2 has an article: :The Africans of the Amistad" which has a descriptive account of the captive slaves including: "...to see the captives...The nonsense that has been written about them is awful...they are just what in the south would be called a likely lot of young [blacks]...They are small, not averaging..." with much more. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length movie by Stephen Spielberg. Following this is: "The Slave Trade". The back page has an interesting tidbit: "The Greatest Speed Ever Known!" wh... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:11

$39.00
177306

COOPERSTOWN National Baseball Hall Of Fame DEDICATION Day PHOTOS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869840075

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 13, 1939. * Cooperstown, New York becomes a tourist stop * National Baseball Hall of Fame dedication The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "CENTENNIAL IS ANNIVERSARY OF CHANGE IN GAME" with subhead and banner pictorial along the bottom margin. The back page has a nice photo of the first inductees into the Hall of Fame including Babe Ruth & Cy Young. Nice to have in the World famous publication. Complete with all 30m pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: The Hall of Fame was dedicated on June 12, 1939 by Lee Ferrick Andrews, grandson of Edward Clark, who was a founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:27

$72.00
177141

BATTLE OF GUADALCANAL Campaign Solomon Islands ENDS 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861845863

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, War Extra, Los Angeles, February 9, 1943 * Battle of Guadalcanal campaign ends * Operation Watchtower - Pacific theater * First major offensive by Allied forces vs. Japan The front page has a terrific banner headline above the masthead: "BIG U.S. VICTORY JAPS QUIT GUADAL" with subhead. Nice for display. Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs only (4 pages total), minor wear along the central fold, great for display as such. wikipedia notes: The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal, was fought between August 7, 1942, and February 9, 1943, in the Pacific theater of World War II. Fought on the ground, at sea, and in the air, this was a strategically significan... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:19

$40.00
177060

RUDOLPH VALENTINO Latin Lover Sheik Movie Film Actor DEATH 1926 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392556447486

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK AMERICAN, Aug. 24, 1926 * Rudolph Valentino death * Latin Lover - The Sheik * FRONT LEAF ONLY *** The front page has a nice headline: "WORLD MOURNS VALENTINO" with subheads and large photo of the famed actor. Valentino was an early pop icon, a sex symbol of the 1920s, & was known as the "Latin Lover" or simply as "Valentino". His death caused mass hysteria among his female fans and further propelled him into iconic status. This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2 only), 5 binding holes at the spine/1st column, light toning and some chipping at the margins, nice for display as such.

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Ends December 26, 2019 14:40

$62.00
176997

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Richard III Play Actor Advertisement 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549074383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 26, 1862 * John Wilkes Booth theater ad * Civil War original reporting The bottom of the front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of The Apostate at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. See the photo for the complete ad which notes the listing of the cast, including: "Last Night, but three of the engagement the young American Tragedian, J. WILKES BOOTH, who will...for this night only...character of Richard III..." with just a bit more (see). It's always terrific to find reports of notables in history--both famous and infamous--before they would be... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:04

$65.00
173725

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693993965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, January 17, 1942 * Actress Carole Lombard death * Airplane crash disaster (1st report) The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "CAROLE LOMBARD AND 21 FEARED DEAD IN AIRLINER" with subheads and photo. Great for display. More on page 3. Complete with all 20 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 December 21, 2019 13:33

$145.00
176925

Rare ALLEN GINSBERG Poet & DUSTIN HOFFMAN Creation 1966 Counterculture Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392546797411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, May 26, 1966 * Allen Ginsberg - Beat Generation poet & more * Very early actor Dustin Hoffman before known A great issue of this famous counter-culture newspaper as the front page features an article with photo of: "Allen Ginsberg: Hustler for Life". It is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Founded in 1955, the Voice began as a platform for the creative community of New York City. So this is the perfect platform for an article on Ginsberg, one of the leading figures of both the Beat Generation during the 1950s and the counterculture that soon followed. The lengthy article carries over... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:28

$140.00
176879

SHIRLEY TEMPLE BLACK Appointed to United Nations General Assembly 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848371353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Russell, Kansas, August 30, 1969 * Child actress Shirley Temple Black * Appointed to United Nations General Assembly * President Richard Nixon The front page carries a one column, two line headline "Nixon Appoints Shirley Black". The text begins: "Shirley Temple Black, a curly-haired movie moppet turned suburban housewife and ardent Republican, was appointed to the U.S. delegation to the United Nations by President Nixon Friday...". Complete in 6 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:08

$37.00
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