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171596

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628079292

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

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:39

$680.00
171576

Original FRANKENSTEIN Horror Monster Film Movie Debut OPENING DAY 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259689386

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

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:26

$62.00
171561

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372627495606

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

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:31

$57.00
171507

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372626531641

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

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:40

$92.00
171461

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372625573016

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

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:31

$110.00
171401

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255725621

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

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:34

$44.00
171378

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255085193

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

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Ends April 06, 2019 16:38

$47.00
171377

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Movie Opening Day Advertisement (Midwest) 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255084712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 25, 1946 * Original "It's a Wonderful Life" premiere ad * Opening day showing in the Midwest (Chicago) * James Stewart and Donna Reed - Frank Capra Page 42 has a 12 x 8 inch advertisement of what is considered one of the greatest films of all time, It's a Wonderful Life. This movie premiered in NYC on December 20th, and then opened in the Midwest on this date (Christmas). Complete with all 52 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 06, 2019 16:37

$62.00
171359

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372621371472

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

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Ends April 06, 2019 16:28

$67.00
171358

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372621371093

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

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Ends April 06, 2019 16:28

$100.00
171357

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255080250

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

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Ends April 06, 2019 16:27

$79.00
171325

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392254282856

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

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Ends April 05, 2019 16:39

$78.00
171287

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372619426624

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

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Ends April 04, 2019 16:46

$82.00
171208

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392251075043

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

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:42

$52.00
171197

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392251072315

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

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:36

$147.00
171152

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614850900

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

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:15

$48.00
171143

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392250254702

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

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:09

$52.00
171098

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392249509178

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

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Ends March 29, 2019 16:04

$40.00
171094

JOHN BARRYMORE Stage & Hollywood Movie Film Actor DEATH 1942 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372613836211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 30, 1942 * John Barrymore death (1st report) * Stage & Hollywood movie actor The front page has a five column heading: "John Barrymore, Veteran Actor, Dies" with subhead. Related photos are on page 14. light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. Complete with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends March 29, 2019 16:02

$57.00
170876

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605869519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, April 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Being a weekly newspaper this is the first report of Lincoln's assassination with nice first column heads: "A TERRIBLE CRIME ! " "ASSASSINATION of PRESIDENT LINCOLN" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward" "Full Details of the Shocking Events' "Inauguration of Andrew Johnson As President". The entire front page is coverage of the details with many subheads including: "The Presidential Party For The Theatre Formed" "The Manner Of The Murder" "A Fuller and ore Correct Account" "Last Moments of the President" "The Autopsy" and so much more. All the specifics of the event are provided with muc... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:54

$477.00
170873

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Howard Athenaeum Theatre Boston AD 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243214034

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept.29, 1863 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 "Richard III' at the Howard Anthenaeum, noting the character of Richard will be played by: "Mr. Wilkes Booth" (see). Given this is a Boston theater, this report of John Wilkes Booth would only be in a Boston newspaper. Four pages, large folio size, some roughness at the margins and minor fold wear, generally good. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:52

$54.00
170867

LA AMISTAD Africans Slaves Ship Trade Mutiny CASE 1839 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605794070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 27, 1841 * African slaves * La Amistad Over half of page 2 is taken up with the "Case of L'Amistad", the famous slave ship. Most of the article is a letter from "Mr. Fox to Mr. Forsyth" from Washington, mentioning: "...It is known to her majesty's government that these [blacks] were imported into Cuba direct from the coast of Africa in a Portuguese slave vessel called the Tecora...shortly after their arrival they were purchased as slaves at the Havana by two Spaniards of the name of Jose Ruiz and Pedro Montez...then placed the [blacks] on board the schooner Amistad intending to convey them to another port in Cuba...the [blacks] with a view of recovering their liberty seized poss... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:43

$42.00
170860

GONE WITH THE WIND w/ Vivien Leigh Photo Wins Academy Awards 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243155916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 1, 1940 * "Gone with the Wind" movie * 1940 Academy Awards (1st report) * Vivien Leigh wins w/ photo The front page has a one column heading: "Film Prizes Go to Robt. Donat and Miss Leigh" (see) Photo of Vivien Leigh is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Gone with the Wind is a 1939 American film, a historical epic and romance-drama adapted from Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer-winning 1936 novel of the same name. It was produced by David O. Selznick an... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:39

$57.00
171543

CAROLE LANDIS American Film Actress Drug Overdose SUICIDE Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372627321374

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

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Ends March 21, 2019 10:00

$39.99
171531

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


eBay Auction Item # 392259047390

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

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Ends March 21, 2019 08:07

$79.99
170820

Actress LUCILLE BALL & Actor Desi Arnaz Wedding Marries WEDS 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392242314279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 1, 1940 * Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz marry (1st report) * Film Actresses expected marriage The top of page 13 has one photo of Lucille Ball with small heading: "Comedienne Weds" (see) A small but important report in the early days of showbiz. Probably discrete coverage here because they were not Hollywood icons as of yet. Complete 1st section only with 22 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, more so along the spine with binding holes, generally good. wikipedia notes: Lucille Desiree Ball (6 August 1911 – 26 April 1989) was an American comedienne, film, television, stage and radio actress, model, film and television executive, and star of the sitcoms I Lo... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2019 16:01

$67.00
171491

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


eBay Auction Item # 372626363922

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

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Ends March 20, 2019 09:03

$44.99
171488

EDGAR WALLACE Crime Writer Journalist Playwright Vists Hollywood 1932 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392258535315

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

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Ends March 20, 2019 08:33

$29.99
171480

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


eBay Auction Item # 372626312363

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

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Ends March 20, 2019 07:41

$44.99
170706

Best HENRY FONDA Hollywood Movie Film Actor DEATH 1982 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599603772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 12, 1982 * Henry Fonda death (early 1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actor * "The Grapes of Wrath" fame * Best title to be had ? The ftpg. has a 2 column heading: "Henry Fonda Dies Peacefully at 77, Wife at His Side" with two photos. The article carries over to page 3 with 4 more related photos. (see) Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry as well as from the city where he died. The complete first section only with pages 1-20, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:35

$98.00
170704

TOM MIX KILLED Westerns Film Movie STAR Actor CAR ACCIDENT 1940 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238446458

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, October 12, 1940 * Western actor Tom Mix killed * Arizona car accident (1st report) The top of the front page, above the masthead has a nice banner headline announcing: "TOM MIX KILLED IN AUTO" with subhead and small photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of famous Western movie actor, Tom Mix. Great to have this death report in a title from the capital of the entertainment industry at the time. First section only with 24 pages, this issue has damage with various tears, and margin wear, nice for display as such. Sold as is.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:34

$44.00
170672

JEROME KERN Show Boat Musical Theater Composer Fame DEATH 1945 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392237561349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 12, 1945 * Jerome Kern death (1st report) * Show Boat musical composer fame Page 21 has one column headings that include: "JEROME KERN DIES; NOTES COMPOSER, 60" "Creator of Many Outstanding Stage and Screen Melodies, Including 'Show Boat' Music" "'Ol' Man River' A Favorite" and more with photo of Kern. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, nice condition.

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Ends March 14, 2019 16:50

$42.00
170498

GRACE MOORE Airplane Crash & Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone Deaths 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392231840655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 27, 1947 * Grace Moore killed in airplane crash * Opera singer & actress - Tennessee Nightingale * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone death The front page has a great banner headline: "GRACE MOORE AND 21 KILLED" with subheads. Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 16 has a small one column heading: "Capone Funeral On Wednesday In Miami Beach" with subheads and map. (see) Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 07, 2019 15:36

$62.00
170475

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY 54th Massachusetts SHAW Infantry Regiment ENDS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590182483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 21, 1865 * Rare anti-slavery title by William Lloyd Garrison * End of 54th Massachusetts Infantry regiment * African American - colored troops This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated (see). This issue contains a page three report of special significance concerning the Massachusetts 54th, albeit it rather brief. The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment saw extensive federal service in the Union Army during the Civil War, being one of the first official black units in the United States military. The regiment was autho... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:30

$180.00
170472

Six (6) WWII 1945 STARS AND STRIPES World War II U.S. Military Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590181498

Offered are 6 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE STARS & STRIPES, the "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead. This is a nice collection of six complete issues from the winter of 1945 reporting the war in Europe, each with a front page reports on the war and with some war-related photo as well. Dates are: January 15, 24, 25, 29, Feb. 12 & 13, 1945. See photos for the headlines & front page reports. All are complete, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:28

$35.00
170343

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Theatre Ad & Battle of Chickamauga 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372583233076

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER,, Sept. 28, 1863 * John Wilkes Booth theatre ad * Battle of Chickamauga * Chattanooga, Tennessee Page 2 has an extremely lengthy--taking almost 3 columns--account of the: "Battle of Chickamauga" as the text is headed at the top of the page. This notable battle was a loss to the Northern forces with a total of 34,000 casualties. Perhaps equally as interesting are two front page items, one being an advertisement for the play "The Lady of Lyons" at the Howard Anthenaeum, noting the role of Claude Melnotte is to be played by "Mr. J. Wilkes Booth". Additionally, under "Dramatic & Musical" on the ftpg. is a report noting in part: "Mr. Wilkes Booth will begin his engagement to night by playing C... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:41

$62.00
170321

EDDIE CANTOR American Comedian Singer Dancer Actor DEATH 1964 Old L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372582161469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, Oct. 11, 1964 * Eddie Cantor death * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred Above the masthead is a headline: "DEATH TAKES EDDIE CANTOR" with a subhead: "Coronary Closes Bug Eyes At 72" plus a large photo captioned: "Heart Attack Brings Death to Comedian Eddie Cantor". Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the film & entertainment industry. The first section only with pages 1-12, very nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2019 15:19

$75.00
170307

TARZAN AND HIS MATE Film Movie Opening Day Debut Advertisement 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372582137374

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1934 * Tarzan and His Mate * Opening day debut ad (eve) * Edgar Rice Burroughs * Johnny Weissmuller Page 32 has a 12 x 7 3/4 inch movie advertisement for the movie "Tarzan and His Mate" for the opening day in New York City. This could be one earliest ads to be found in a publication. News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2019 15:06

$42.00
170272

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223222791

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 February 24, 2019 15:22

$167.00
170173

BONNIE AND CLYDE Parker & Barrow Texas Prison Escape Fight PHOTO 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576024615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1934 * Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow * Prison escape and gunfight * Infamous photo of the pair (rare) Page 4 has a report straight out of the movies with a one column heading: "Gunman Shoot 2 Guards, Free 5 From Prison" with subhead. But what is great about this issue is the infamous photo of the duo also on page 5. The only time I've seen this photo in a newspaper was the report of their demise a few months later. Rare as such. This event was in the 1967 movie "Bonnie & Clyde" starring Warren Beatty & Faye Dunaway. Notice the mention of Bonnie Parker being a cigar smoking woman. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for ... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:18

$167.00
170151

CIVIL WAR MAP Wilmington NC w/ William T. Sherman's Coastal March 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575095183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 27, 1865 * General William T. Sherman * Coastal march in Carolinas * Battle of Wilmington NC The ftpg. is dominated by a huge & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR. The Whole Theatre of the Operations of Grant, Sherman, Schofield, Lee, Johnston, Bragg, Beauregard and Hardee." Among the ftpg. column heads: "SHERMAN" "Grand Preparations to Check the Advance of Our Army Through the Carolinas" "Sherman's Doom Looked Upon as Sealed" "THE SOUTH" & so much more, both on the ftpg. & inside.. Eight pages, small binding slits at the spine, good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:52

$56.00
170114

JESSE JAMES Gang Bardstown Kentucky & 2nd Petersburg Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372572056964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 20, 1864 * Jesse James takes Bardstown, Kentucky * Second Battle of Petersburg, Virginia Page 5 has an intriguing report, albeit rather small, headed: "The Rebel Raiders In Kentucky" "Capture of Bardstown by Jesse's Gang". The full report can be seen in the photos below, beginning: "Jesse's rebel gang, numbering from twenty to thirty, attacked Bardstown yesterday morning..." with more. Although not mentioned by name as Jesse James, more than one website notes Jesse James spent much time in the Bardstown area. During the Civil War Jesse was a member of the notorious William Quantrill gang and later was with "Bloody" Bill Anderson, raiding many of the towns in the western theater of the Civil War. ... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:36

$85.00
170049

re. HANGING OF MARY SURRATT Abraham Lincoln Murder Conspirator ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372570871772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865 * Mary Surratt, the Lincoln assassination conspirator * Shades of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator" Page 4 has a brief, rather inconspicuous item with a small heading: "Mrs. Surratt" which reads: "The friends of the late Mary E. Surratt are resorting to ill-judged action in endeavoring to prove her innocence. Her trial was conducted with extraordinary patience, and the proofs of her guilt entirely justified the conclusion arrived at. Disloyal persons may endeavor to lead to an opposite conclusion, but they will not succeed in that endeavor. She has paid the penalty of her crime, and the wisest thing is for all who were upon terms of friendship with her to let her name be as far forg... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:49

$37.00
169986

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392216314684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of a front page column reports on the historic & controversial Scopes "monkey" trial with: "SCOPES FAILS TO GET FEDERAL INJUNCTION; STATE TRIAL FRIDAY" and subheads: "Judge Gore Rules Tennessee Officers Are Acting in the Only Way they Are Authorized" "Two Petitions Presented" "Teacher Charges Violation of Liberty--Parent Asserts Right to Educate His Children" "Darrow Says He Fears the State Court May Limit the Case to Whether Law Was Violated". The detailed report takes nearly a full column and continues on page 20. Complete in 44 pages, a bit irregular at the sine from disbinding, generally... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:48

$46.00
169968

Best SCHINDLER'S LIST Jewish Holocaust Film Movie Opening Day AD 1993 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568872176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 15, 1993 * Best "Schindler's List" advertisement * Steven Spielberg - Liam Neeson * Grand Opening Day premiere A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Schindler's List" 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 such unique & dr... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:36

$98.00
169904

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564964448

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 February 10, 2019 15:15

$1,075.00
169886

BERMUDA TRIANGLE Mystery U.S. Navy Bombers Airplanes GOES MISSING 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564957587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1945 * Bermuda Triangle Flight 19 disappearance * 5 TBM Avenger torpedo bombers * One of the most famous unsolved mysteries Wikipedia has a lengthy article on the disappearance of 5 naval training planes lost over the "Bermuda Triangle" in 1945, introduced with: "Flight 19 was the designation of five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers that disappeared on December 5, 1945, during a United States Navy-authorized over-water navigation training flight from Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Trouble of an unknown nature plagued the senior aviator designated to observe Flight 19 during this assignment; first with a late arrival requesting to be relieved, then later with complete confusion an... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:07

$67.00
169827

Very Rare MOVIE PROP w/ End Of World War II Japan Headline Not Dated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392211717599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RECORD HERALD, no date nor city listed: a completely "generic" newspaper. This is an interesting movie-prop newspaper, a creation by the movie industry as it was a scene in a movie which obviously related to the end of World War II. We do not know in which movie this newspaper was a prop. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2019 15:49

$185.00
169717

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207079520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 6, 1933 * Texas Guinan death (1st report) * "Queen of the night clubs" - actress * Prohibition era speakeasy fame The front page has a five column headline: "Texas Guinan, Night Club Queen, Dies" with subhead. Three photos are on the back page. (see) Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:42

$52.00
169688

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207070073

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

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:24

$200.00
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