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167623

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Boston Theatre Performance REVIEW & AD1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392150111676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 9, 1863 * Rare John Wilkes Booth performance review & ad It's always great to find news or advertisement tidbits about historic figures long before their names would draw national or international attention. Here is a great example. Near the top of the front page is an intriguing advertisement for the play "The Merchant of Venice" at the Howard Anthenaeum, with the role of Shylock played by "Mr. J. Wilkes Booth" (see). Additionally, the ftpg. also has a terrific & quite rare critical review of John Wilkes Booth's acting, a few bits noting: "Mr. Wilkes Booth played Pescara in the Apostate' last night, and played less to our liking than we had expected. Criticism and the plain indication... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2018 14:41

$147.00
167619

BAMBI Walt Disney Opening Day Movie Ad & Battle of Guadalcanal 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372473446973

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1942 * Walt Disney's Bambi movie premiere * Opening day advertisement This 38 page newspaper has a 12 x 6 inch advertisement on page 15 for the opening day showing of the famous Walt Disney animated cartoon movie 'Bambi' With movies at that time usually released 1st in New York City, this could very well be the very 1st advertisement for this movie classic in any newspaper. Nice edition for any Walt Disney collector. This issue has news of the day throughout with other interesting ads. Much on World War II including the beginning phases of the Battle of Guadalcanal. Light toning at the margins, very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Bambi is a 1942 animated feature produced by... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2018 14:39

$62.00
167605

JOSEPH FARQUHARSON Scottish Scotland Landscapes Painter DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472317979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1935 * Joseph Farquharson death (1st report) * Scottish painter - Scotland landscapes The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "FARQUHARSON DIES; FAMOUS ARTIST, 89" with subheads. (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, rag edition, a little front page creasing, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:29

$38.00
167602

THE WIZARD OF OZ Judy Garland Opeing Day PREMIERE ADVERTISEMENT 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392149312700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 16, 1939 * The Wizard of Oz * Opening day advertisement (eve) * Judy Garland and more Page 21 has an historic advertisement in early film history. See photos for a 14 x 5 inch ad for the premiere of "The Wizard of Oz" in New York City. This was the day before the opening for this famous movie. Nice graphical appeal with this ad. (see) New York City was one of the first cities to release this film making this ad rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with reporting on the tensions in pre World War II Europe. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing th... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:28

$82.00
167601

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal CAPTURED Arrest 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392149312571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1934 * Albert Fish captured - arrested w/ photo * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Budd Girl's Body Found; Killed by Painter in 1928" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with rare photo of Fish. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Forty eight pages, a few cutouts with one at the bottom of the front page (see), but the ment... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:28

$58.00
167597

Original FRANKENSTEIN Horror Monster Film Movie Debut OPENING WEEK1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392149311187

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, minor spine wear, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The film opened in New York City at the Mayfair Theatre on December 4, 1931, and grossed $53,000... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:25

$56.00
167592

Best MOBSTERS American Crime Film Movie Opening 1ST Day AD 1991 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392149310381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, (Calendar section only), July 26, 1991 * Best "Mobsters" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Jodie Foster - Anthony Hopkins A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Mobsters" 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 (Calendar section only). 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! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet t... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:22

$62.00
167589

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472305850

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Orange County Edition, April 27, 1989 * Lucille Ball death (1st report) * Actress - comedienne - model * "I Love Lucy" television sitcom * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has several photos of Lucille Ball with a ftpg. report headed: "Lucille Ball Dies; TV's Comic Genius Was 77" with a related subhead. Much more on her on page 3, including two more photos. 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. The complete first section with pages 1-44. Very nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:18

$148.00
167578

BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN Horror Film Boris Karloff 1st Advertisement 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392149304773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1935 * "Bride of Frankenstein" horror film * Opening day premiere advertisement * Actor Boris Karloff as The Monster Page 25 has a 4 x 3 1/2 inch illustrated advertisement for the opening day showing in New York City for the movie: "The Bride OF Frankenstein" starring Boris Karloff. This was the day this famous movie opened in New York City. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, address stamp within masthead, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:12

$40.00
167486

EDGAR ALLAN POE'S Father - Boston THEATRE Advertisement 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392146520793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, April 6, 1807 * Edgar Allan Poe's father theater ad On pg. 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a notice for a performance of "Julius Caesar" by Shakespeare, with Mr. Poe in the role of "Decius Brutus". (see) News of the day with several other interesting advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, small hole near the middle of the first leaf (pages 1 & 2), otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2018 14:28

$44.00
167445

Great WOODSTOCK MUSIC FESTIVAL Sex Drugs Rock-N-Roll HIPPIES 1969 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392145671866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York City, August 17, 1969 * Woodstock music festival * Bethel NY New York * Prime of the hippie generation * Sex, Drugs and rock & roll If there were a collection of newspapers which defined the counterculture movement of the 1960's, this issue must be among them. The Woodstock Music Festival, late summer of 1969, brought the turbulent decade of the '60's to a close. Rolling Stone magazine listed it as one of the 50 moments that changed the history of rock & roll. The festival still stands for many as a example of America’s 1960's youth counterculture at its best. The banner headline has become one of the more notable of the era: "HIPPIES MIRED IN SEA OF MUD" with more details in the caption.... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:16

$825.00
167431

Rare HARRY HOUDINI Magician Escape Artist Last Performance AD 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372467345518

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, October 21, 1926 * Theater ad for Harry Houdini's last performance * The magician, escape artist died one week later * Only newspaper (Detroit) to have this ad A great issue, with content that could only be found in a Detroit newspaper. As Houdini collectors know his last performance was at the Garrick Theater in Detroit on October 24, 1926, exactly one week before his death on Halloween. Houdini had apparently been suffering from appendicitis for several days prior and yet refused medical treatment. Although in serious pain, Houdini nonetheless continued to travel without seeking medical attention. When Houdini arrived at the Garrick Theater in Detroit on October 24, 1926, for what ... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:00

$72.00
167396

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Funeral PRINTS Illustrations 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144829306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865 * Graphic issue on Abraham Lincoln's murder & funeral The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard". Inside has a full page print: "President Lincoln's Funeral--Reception Of the Remains at Chicago, Illinois", and two half page prints: "President Lincoln's Funeral--Building Erected for the Reception of His Remains at Cleveland, Ohio" & "...the Catafalque at the City Hall, Chicago". Other prints within include; "President Lincoln's Former Home at Springfiel... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:41

$180.00
167390

Best BARBARA STANWYCK Hollywood Movie Film Actress & Model DEATH 1990 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144826599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 21, 1990 * Barbara Stanwyck death (1st report) * Movie - film & TV actress model singer * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the ftpg. has an article headed: "Barbara Stanwyck Dies; Career Spanned 60 Years" which includes a photo of her. The article carries over to page 36. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-38, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:36

$97.00
167299

Early ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theatre John W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372463877503

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * Early report - while he was still alive The top of the front page has dramatic one column heads: "ASSASSINATION!" "Of PRESIDENT LINCOLN!!!" "He is Shot Through the Head While in the Theater" "Wound Pronounced Mortal!" "Secretary SEWARD Also "Assassinated!" "Escape of the Assassin". The front page has various dispatches, the 2nd of which notes: "The President is not expected to live throughout the night. He was shot at the theatre." The 3rd dispatch has considerably more detail, including: "...a sharp report of a pistol was heard...a man rushed to the front of the President's box, waving a long dagge... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:16

$1,095.00
167248

ROCKY Original OPENING DAY Movie ADVERTISEMENT Sylvester Stallone 1976 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372459007492

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1976 * Opening day of the original "Rocky" movie ad This newspaper has a significant & historic advertisement for the film "Rocky" on page 12 of the 2nd section. This advertisement is for the opening day making it a great addition for any movie memorabilia collection. This movie ad measures 20 x 7 1/2 inches. The following page (13) has a related photo as well. (see) This famous boxing film is considered by many as one of the best sport's movies of all time. I would have to say that most everybody has seen this film sometime in their life. What's even better is that this advertisement is in the famous New York Times. News, sports and other advertisements o... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:46

$62.00
167244

Best (2) JFK John F. Kennedy & Oswald ASSASSINATION 1963 Dallas Texas Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372459005918

Shown are 2 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas. Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price. You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. Two line bold banner headline reads: "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. Lots of rela... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:43

$240.00
167243

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372459005661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 (... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:43

$200.00
167232

Disney THE LITTLE MERMAID & Steel Magnolias Opening Day Full Page Ads & Reviews


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392137658056

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 15, 1989 * "The Little Mermaid" (Disney) & "Steel Magnolias" * Premier showings with both reviews & full-page ads * Great (Best?) to have in a Hollywood regional newspaper A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion pictures "The Little Mermaid" (Disney) & "Steel Magnolias" - 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. See images for details. 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 col... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:30

$77.00
167217

MOVIE ADS The Great Mouse Detective (Disney), Psycho III, Under The Cherry Moon


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392137641934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 2, 1986 * "The Great Mouse Detective" (Disney), "Psycho III", & "Under The Cherry Moon" - premier showings * All with great ads, the first two with reviews * Best to have in a Hollywood regional newspaper A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion pictures "The Great Mouse Detective" (Disney), "Psycho III", & "Under The Cherry Moon" (staring Prince) - 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 o... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:17

$82.00
167175

Great BING CROSBY American Singer & Actor Golden Age Radio DEATH 1977 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372456727754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA, Oct. 14, 1977 * Bing Crosby's death - with large photo The banner headline announces: "BING CROSBY DIES" with subhead: "Singer, 73, Stricken While Golfing on Madrid Course" with a ftpg. photo of him and another of him & his family. Present are the outer leaves only of the first section, being pages 1, 2, 31 & 32 of a 144 page newspaper Very nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:44

$65.00
167172

Rare TOMBSTONE AZ Pima County Arizona 1886 Original Newspaper w/ O.K. CORRAL AD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392135268870

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY TOMBSTONE, Pima County, Arizona, April 30, '86 (1886) * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame * Rare advertisement of the famed livery stable This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. I would almost suggest that this title is more rare than the Epitaph as we have received far fewer issues of this title during the last 38 years. To add to the attractiveness of this issue from Tombstone is a back page advertisement for the "O.K. Corral" (see). Various other news and ads of the day including a detailed page 3 account of brutality by the... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:43

$698.00
167091

RHODE ISLAND SIEGE Revolutionary War Print & Treaty of Alliance 1779 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134323993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1779 * Great siege of Rhode Island print * Revolutionary War original This issue leads off with reports on the debates in Parliament, which include discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...the conduct of the army under the command of Gen. Howe; he seized the opportunity of painting in the blackest colours the ingratitude of the Americans; & concluded with exhorting the House to unanimity in prosecuting the war against them..." with other items as well. Perhaps the best content in this issue is the very nice fold-out plate titled: "The Siege Of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's House, on the 25th of August, 1778." A rare print as th... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:30

$365.00
167084

Best HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Film Movie Opening Day AD 2000 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455221929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 17, 2000 * Best "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Christmas comedy w/ Jim Carrey - Ron Howard * Also opening for Arnold Schwarzenegger "the 6th Day" A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" 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 ... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:26

$67.00
167083

Best TWISTER Film Movie Opening Day Poster AD Review 1996 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134321205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 10, 1996 * Best "Twister" movie advertisement * Grand Opening Day premiere review * Disaster adventure film - storm chasers A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Twister" 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... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:25

$82.00
167048

Best JURRASIC PARK Steven Spielberg Film Movie Opening Day AD1993 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372450959318

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 11, 1993 * Best "Jurassic Park" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Steven Spielberg science-fiction A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Jurassic Park" 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 hav... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2018 15:38

$110.00
167031

HOME ALONE, Disney's RESCUERS DOWN UNDER, ROCKY V - Opening Day ads & Reviews


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392132010816

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 16, 1990 * "Toy Story," "Rocky V," and Disney's "Rescuers Down Under" - full-page ads with reviews * Grand Opening Day movie premieres * Best to have in a Hollywood regional newspaper A terrific issue on the premieres and reviews of the motion picture hits of "Toy Story," Disney's "Rescuers Down Under," & "Rocky V," 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 Tim... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2018 12:28

$85.00
166965

ONA MUNSON "Gone With The Wind" Movie Film Actress SUICIDE Death 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131397512

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., February 12, 1955 * Ona Munson suicide death * American film - movie actress * "Gone With the Wind" Belle Watling The bottom of the front page has a small one column photo with heading: "Free Again" and brief text. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of this American actress in silent movies, vaudeville and theater. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1955, plagued by ill health, she committed suicide at the age of 51 with an overdose of barbiturates in her apartment in New York. A note found next to her deathbed read, "This is the only way I ... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 14:03

$37.00
166964

FRANKENSTEIN Boris Karloff 1st Movie REVIEW Opening DAY w/ Ad 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131397404

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 5, 1931 * Very 1st newspaper review ? * Frankenstein the movie - 2nd day * Boris Karloff - monster * Colin Clive - Dr. Frankenstein Page 21 has a very significant & historic review for the movie "Frankenstein". Under "The Screen" is a two column heading: "A Man-Made Monster in Grand Guignol Film Story" 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 most of the public first viewed it. News, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, rag e... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 14:03

$78.00
166960

MAE WEST "Adam and Eve" Radio Sketch FCC Obscene Censorship 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131396842

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, January 15, 1938 * Actress Mae West * "Adam and Eve" * FCC censorship The top of the front page has one column headings : "Mae West Script Brings Sharp Rebuke From FCC" "NBC Is Censured for 'Vulgar' Broadcast of 'Adam and Eve'---59 Substations Are Criticized--Company Apology IS Rejected" Coverage on famous actress Mae West's radio program "Adam and Eve" in which protest arose due to inappropriate scenes. These scenes would be considered Disney like in today's society. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 32 pages, rag edition nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2018 14:01

$38.00
166952

GEORGE ADEN AHGUPUK Alaskan Eskimo Artist Paintings Discovered 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449534040

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1937 * George Aden Ahgupuk discovered * Eskino artist - illustrator - drawings * Shishmaref, Sarichef Island, Alaska The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "KENT 'DISCOVERS' AN ESKIMO ARTIST" with subheads and photo of George Ahgupuk. Also a three column illustration with heading: "Scene In The Far North Drawn By A Self-Taught Eskimo" (see) Coverage on Eskimo artist George Ahgupuk first being discovered outside his small village in Alaska. 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 40 pages, rag edition in ve... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 13:56

$52.00
166938

ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK & THE DOG and the HOUND Opening Day AD 1981 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131267004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 10, 1981 * Best "Escape from New York" film advertisement * Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell) - John Carpenter - dystopian science-fiction action cult classic film * Disney's, "The Fox and the Hound" * Grand Opening Day movie premiere ad & review of each A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture cult classic hit "Escape from New York" & Disney's, "The Fox and the Hound," 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 news... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 09:36

$88.00
166902

MIRACLE IN THE ANDES Flight 571 Airplane Rugby Team Crash RESCUE 1972 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447522088

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, December 23, 1972 * Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 * Miracle in the Andes rescue (1st report) * Rugby team - airplane crash - "Alive" Page 6-B has a three column heading: "16 Survive Ordeal in Andes" This story was featured in the movie "Alive" and has to be one of the most amazing feats of survival in aviation history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, a little wear on the front page with a few archival mends on page 2, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:47

$42.00
166898

JACK HALEY "Wizard of Oz" Tin Man Movie Film Actor DEATH 1991 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447520805

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1979 * Jack Haley death (1st report) * Stage - film - movie actor & singer * "Wizard of Oz" Tin Man fame The top of page D23 (next to last page) has a two column heading: "Jack Haley, Comic Actor, Dead; Played the Tin Woodman in 'Oz'" with 2 photos. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 4 sections (96 pages), light toning along central fold, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:45

$56.00
166896

LORIN MAAZEL Child Prodigy Conductor Violinst Composer w/ Photo 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447518825

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1939 * Lorin Maazel as a child music prodigy * American conductor, violinist & composer The top of page 32 has a six column heading: "Musical Prodigy Will Appear at Two Fair Performances" with subheads and photo. (see) Other new of the day. Complete 1st section with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:44

$37.00
166889

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447506902

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:41

$39.00
167614

JESSE OWENS Ohio State Buckeyes Record Break Track Star w/ PHOTO 1935 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392149956891

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 2, 1935 * Jesse Owens on the World stage * Ohio State Buckeyes track star * Leading candidate for Berlin Olympics Page 2 of the section has a two column heading: "Owens's record-Breaking Feats Presage Brilliant Olympic Mark" with subhead and photo of Owens crossing the finish line. (see) This was just a week after his famous performance at Ann Arbor. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: His achievement of setting three world records and tying another in less than an hour at the 1935 Big Ten track meet in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has been called "the greatest 45 minutes ever in spo... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2018 11:13

$37.00
167569

HALLOWEEN John Carpenter Slasher Film Michael Myers Movie AD 1978 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392149264688

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 7, 1978 * John Carpenter's amazingly successful, "Halloween" * Ad in a Los Angeles newspaper - 2nd week showing Inside the "View" section is a ad for John Carpenter's "Halloween" - held over for 2nd week after its Premier Showing. (see) Great to have this uncommon ad in a Hollywood area newspaper. This offering includes only the pertinent sections: I (front) and IV ("View") with a total of 46 pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends October 23, 2018 14:01

$59.99
167568

Best HALLOWEEN 5 Slasher Film Michael Myers Movie AD 1989 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392149261640

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 13, 1989 * "Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers" * Best Grand Opening Day movie advertisement * Slasher horror film - Donald Pleasence A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique & dramatic coverage with truly top-shelf, eye-catching displayability (see images). Inside the section F is a terrific 5/6 page advertisement for the film (see). A quite rare issue as it would not have been saved since it contains no historically significant content.... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2018 13:57

$77.00
167566

EDGAR ALLAN POE Mother & Father THEATRE Play Advertisement 1806 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392149250107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, November 17, 1806 * Edgar Allan Poe's mother & father theater ads On page 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a listing for a play called "VENICE PRESERVED", with Mr. Poe as "Bedemar" (see) Plus another play at the same theatre titled: "MAID OF THE OAKS" with Mrs. Poe as "Maria" (see) This was the mother & father of Edgar Allan Poe, the famous author and poet. Rare to find such ads in period newspapers. News of the day with other interesting ads. Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2018 13:27

$47.00
167552

Rare Beardless ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1st Presidential Election PRINT 1860 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471956602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 10, 1860 * Rare beardless Abraham Lincoln engraving * Election for president of the United States This is a terrific issue for display as the entire front page is taken up with a nice Winslow Homer illustration of Abraham Lincoln, beardless (see), captioned: Hon. Abraham Lincoln, Born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809." Certainly one of the more desirable issues from the Lincoln era, from before he became president. There is other good content within this 16 page issue as well, with the doublepage centerfold containing a print captioned: "Reading the Returns of the Presidential Election." Also, an intriguing article headed "Death of Grizzly Adams", the fabled mountain man upon whom a t... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2018 08:10

$699.99
167526

Best HALLOWEEN 4 Slasher Film Michael Myers Movie AD 1988 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471241942

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Calendar section only, October 21, 1988 * "Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers" * Best Grand Opening Day movie advertisement * Slasher horror film - Donald Pleasence A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique & dramatic coverage with truly top-shelf, eye-catching displayability (see images). Inside this section VI is a terrific 5/6 page advertisement for the film (see). A quite rare issue as it would not have been saved since it contains no histori... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2018 11:47

$47.00
166791

Rare MARTIN VAN BUREN President Campaign ROUGH-HEWER 1840 Albany NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127773165

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ROUGH-HEWER, Albany, New York, Oct.1, 1840 * Very rare title * Martin Van Buren This was a short-lived campaign newspaper which supported Martin Van Buren for President. In the time before radio, television & the internet short-lived newspapers supporting various candidates were among the very few channels for showing support for a candidate. This title lasted for just 41 issues. Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, never-trimmed margins, bit of foxing, subscriber's name penned in the right margin.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:18

$53.00
166786

ELLEN TERRY Famous English William Shakespearean Actress DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443046328

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 21, 1928 * Ellen Terry death (1st report) * English Shakespearean actress The front page has a one column heading: "Ellen Terry Dies Famous Actress Quit Stage in '21" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:15

$35.00
166756

Best STYMIE Matthew Beard Jr. Our Gang Little Rascals Actor DEATH 1981 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127163149

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 9, 1981 * Matthew Beard Jr. death (1st report) * "Out Gang" "Little Rascals" child actor * Best title to be had ? The bottom of page 3 has a heading: "Stymie of 'Our Gang' Comedies Dies" "Matthew Beard Jr. Was Second Black Child to Appear in Series" and includes two photos of him, one from 1973 and the other from when a child actor in the 'Our Gang' films. The article carries over to page 15. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry & from the city where he lived and died. The complete first section with pages 1-22, nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:31

$78.00
166740

DUMBO Walt Disney MOVIE Opening Day Review & Advertisement 1941 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127157888

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, October 24, 1941 * Dumbo - elephant & mouse * Walt Disney animated cartoon movie * Opening day movie review On page 27 under 'THE SCREEN IN REVIEW" is a three column headline: "Disney's Cartoon, 'Dumbo,' a Fanciful Delight, at Broadway--'You'll Never Get Rich,' With Astaire and Rita Hayworth, at Music Hall--New Film at Palace" which is the very 1st movie review for this Disney classic the day after the premiere showing in New York City's Broadway theater. Complete text can be viewed in the photos below. The 1st time review also has a two column illustration of Dumbo. On the same page is a 7 x 4 inch theater ad for this movie as well. Other news, sports and ... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:23

$97.00
167468

EDGAR ALLAN POE Poet Poem Poetry PORTRAIT Painting Discovery 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392146387277

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Section 2 only, January 19, 1936 * Edgar Allan Poe * Portrait discovery * Richard Gimbel The top of page 2 of this section has a one column heading: "MYSTERY PAINTING SHOWS A NEW POE" with subheads and the portrait of Poe that was recently found. (see) Complete section 2 only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends October 19, 2018 12:16

$57.00
167455

Actor JOHN WILKES BOOTH Abraham Lincoln Assassin Found & KILLED 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392146237706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1865 * Assassin John Wilkes Booth * Found at Garrett's Farm & shot dead * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination A very historic issue with the front page, first column heads: "BOOTH'S END" "The Shooting of the Assassin of the President" "The Flight and Desperate Resistance" "He is Traced Through the Swam[ps of Maryland and Virginia and Burned Out of a Barn" "He Refuses to Surrender and is Shot" "The Body In Washington" "Harrold Captured and in Irons" "Full Details of the Pursuit and Captures" and even more. Eight pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, some foxing at ftpg. folds, generally good condition.

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Ends October 19, 2018 08:14

$199.99
166701

Unusual JFK President John F. Kennedy ASSASSINATION Headline 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440943884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES - EXTRA, Nov. 22, 1963 * JFK John F. Kennedy assassination * Unusual headline - Early, same day report A very intriguing newspaper not just because of the very large and bold presentation but for what I suspect was a hastily prepared headline reading: "ASSASSINATE KENNEDY", when I presume "KENNEDY ASSASSINATED" was the intended headline. Over one-quarter of the front page is taken up with the large photo of J.F.K. (see). One of the more macabre headlines to be found on this event. Also of interest is the page 3 report headed: " 'Alcatraz Birdman' Robert Stroud Dies in His Sleep at Age of 73" which includes a photo of him. His notoriety was enhanced by the movie "Birdma... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:49

$170.00
166699

Early LOUISIANA PURCHASE Relinquish to United States from France 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440942637

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, July 2, 1803 * Louisiana Purchase confirmation w/ France Page 3 has a notable report which includes: "Mr. King informs us that Louisiana, including New Orleans, is absolutely ceded to the United States by France. What are the boundaries of the territory ceded and what the conditions of purchase, is not precisely known..." with some further detail (see). A very early report concerning the Louisiana Purchase which would not be formally consummated until October. Four pages, 9 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches, bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:47

$49.00
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