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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
169644

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206327084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1939 * The Wizard of Oz * Opening day advertisement * Judy Garland and more Page 17 has an historic advertisement in early film history. See photos for a 14 x 7 inch ad for the premiere of "The Wizard of Oz" in New York City. This was the day of 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 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues t... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:34

$92.00
169629

DOUGLAS MacARTHUR Chester Nimitz COMMANDERS Pacific Theater WWII 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206319323

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1945 * Douglas MacArthur & Chester W. Nimitz * Made top commanders in Pacific Theater * World War II vs. Japanese The front page has a nice banner headline: "M'ARTHUR HEADS U. S. ARMY IN PACIFIC" with subhead: "MacArthur and Nimitz Get Team Job to Deal Knockout" and photos. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:19

$44.00
169622

JOHN WAYNE "The Duke" American Film Movie Actor Icon DEATH Photos 1979 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372555520118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, June 12, 1979 * John Wayne death (1st report) * American film actor The front page has a two column heading: "John Wayne dies from cancer at 72" (see) Six pages, a few small binding holes along 1st column which affect Wayne article, small address stamp in masthead, a little spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:13

$42.00
169517

ROBERT SHAW Quint Jaws Movie Film Fame British Actor DEATH 1978 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548352768

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 29, 1978 * Robert Shaw death (1st report) * British actor - playwright * Jaws movie fame - Quint The top of page 5 has a three column heading: "Robert Shaw, 51, Hunter of 'Jaws,' Dies" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 13:51

$82.00
170091

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


eBay Auction Item # 392218543991

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

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Ends January 25, 2019 12:17

$149.99
170011

JOHN DILLINGER Racine Winconsin Bank Holdup Kidnapping ROBBERY 1933 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392217623688

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 21 , 1933 * John Dillinger bank robbery - Racine, Wisconsin * Before he became nationally known The front page has a one column heading: "Rob Racine Bank, Shoot 1, Kidnap, Free 2" Four related photos are on the back page. Though not mentioned because of the unknown at the time, this was in fact the work of John Dillinger. This robbery was featured in the blockbuster movie "Public Enemies" When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newsp... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2019 08:15

$59.99
169956

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


eBay Auction Item # 392216251021

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 January 22, 2019 14:06

$149.99
169915

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination (Day of) GRANT'S Victory Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392215176820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1865 * The day Abraham Lincoln was shot * Civil War ending events - U.S. Grant The front page has some nice reports on the very end of the Civil War, with first column heads including: "IMPORTANT" "Arrival of Gen. Grant in Washington" "The Results Of His Victory" "Visit of Lee to Danville To Advise Johnston to Surrender" "Important Military Order" "All Drafting & Recruiting Stopped" and more, including the official announcement signed by Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War, ending the draft (see). Also on the front page: "SHERMAN" "The Army Under Marching Orders" "Enthusiasm of Sherman's Men Over the Fall of Richmond" "RICHMOND" "The Virginia Soldiers Reported to Have Deserted Lee Before the S... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2019 07:58

$89.99
169912

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


eBay Auction Item # 372567481591

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 January 21, 2019 07:44

$49.99
169395

Best THE TERMINATOR Schwarzenegger Film Movie Opening Day AD 1985 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196972897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 26, 1984 * Best "The Terminator" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Arnold Schwarzenegger - science-fiction A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Terminator" 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 u... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:42

$157.00
169273

Actress MARY PICKFORD Files for DIVORCE from Douglas Fairbanks 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193707093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 10, 1933 * Mary Pickford files for divorce * Actor Douglas Fairbanks * Nice headline for display The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "DOUG SUED BY MARY PICKFORD" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Four related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on Actress Mary Pickford filing for divorce from actor Douglas Fairbanks. Complete with all 34 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 spine.

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:13

$47.00
169269

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Film Movie Opening Day Advertisement 1946 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535649905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1946 * Original "It's a Wonderful Life" premiere ad * Opening night showing in New York City * James Stewart and Donna Reed - Frank Capra Page 31 has a 14 x 6 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, making this an opening day ad. (historic) Very rare as such. News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:09

$115.00
169225

Actor CLARK GABLE & Actress Carole Lombard MARRIED Weds Marry 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534580018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 30, 1939 * Actor Clark Gable * Actress Carole Lombard * Marriage - wedding The front page has a one column heading: "Gable Marries Miss Lombard in Elopement" Related photo is on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 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 spine.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:57

$42.00
169221

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192970235

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: 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 related news and photos inside as ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:55

$240.00
169057

JEAN HARLOW Movie Film Actress & Sex Symbol SWIMSUIT Photos 1935 Old Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188914149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Picture Section Only, June 2, 1935 * Actress & sex symbol Jean Harlow * The swimsuit issue of the 1930's ? The front page of this section has 4 large photos showing actress Jean Harlow sporting various swimsuits of the day with text underneath each. Nice for display. Complete picture section only with 6 page, a few small binding holes along the spine, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2019 15:00

$35.00
169041

POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN Cartoonist Creator E. C. Segar DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188906075

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 14, 1938 * Elzie Crisler E. C. Segar death * Popeye the Sailor Man creator * Thimble Theatre comic strip Page 16 has a one column heading: "E. C. Segar, Who Created 'Popeye, The Sailor,' Dies" First report coverage on the death of E. C. Segar, American cartoonist best known as the creator of Popeye the Sailor Man. Complete with all 40 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 spine.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:46

$44.00
168959

PINOCCHIO Walt Disney Opening Day MOVIE REVIEW & Advertisement 1940 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187824556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 8, 1940 * Disney's animated movie "Pinocchio" * Introduced to the World Page 18 has the first review of the new animated movie from the Disney Studios, "Pinocchio". This was their second animated movie following on the heels of the wildly successful "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs". The very favorable review begins: "If Westbrook Pegler could write...that Walt Disney's "Snow White" was the happiest event since the armistice, we can report confidently this morning that Mr. Disney's "Pinocchio" is the happiest event since the war..." with much more (see photos for portions). The review includes a two column photo from the movie showing both Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket. Complete in 44 pages... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:25

$160.00
168744

EVELYN HOEY Broadway Actress Torch Singer Death SUICIDE Murder ? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182067892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 13, 1935 * Evelyn Hoey murder or suicide ? * Broadway actress The front page has a great banner headline: "JAIL TWO IN ACTRESS' DEATH" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Five related photos on the back page. First report coverage on the death of actress and singer Evelyn Hoey. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:17

$44.00
168725

1ST TELEVISION DRAMA General Electric Broadcast Test Schenectady 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182055445

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 12, 1928 * 1st ever television drama broadcast * "The Queen Messenger" * Schenectady, New York "WRGB" The front page of section three (page 31) has a one column heading: "Radio Presents Television as Talking Movie" with subhead. (see) Printing flaw on this page doesn't affect this article. Complete with all 44 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:52

$40.00
168706

DAVID BELASCO Theater Stage Playwright Producer Impresario DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182039385

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 15, 1931 * David Belasco death (1st report) * Theatrical playwright - producer The front page has a one column heading: "DAVID BELASCO, STAGE GENIUS, DIES AGED 77" with subhead. (see) Photo of Belasco is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40m pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:23

$44.00
168578

Actress JEAN HARLOW Director Paul Bern Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508478494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 6, 1932 * Director Paul Bern suicide death (1st report) * Actress Jean Harlow The front page has a great banner headline: "JEAN HARLOW WIDOW BY SHOT" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage on the suicide of Paul Bern, husband of famous movie actress, Jean Harlow. Complete with all 28 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 spine.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:35

$88.00
168574

Brown Derby Restaurant Closes Original Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508473553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 22, 1980 * The original Brown Derby restaurant closes * Wilshire Boulevard location * Constructed in the shape of a brown derby After decades of being known as one of the key hang-outs for Hollywood's elite, the original Brown Derby closes. This issue provides content related to both the closing and the temporary delay in demolition resulting from "mime" protestors and the efforts of Glory Daily, owner and daughter of the Academy Award winning actress Gloria Swanson, the wife of the original owner, Herbert K. Somborn. The front page has: "Brown Derby Saved - For Now," with an inside page showing two images of the "mime" protestors with a 4-column heading, "Pickets Delay Destruction of Bro... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:30

$135.00
168573

EDGAR ALLAN POE Father & Mother THEATRE AD Play "Adrian & Orilla" 1808 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176975234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, Nov. 10, 1808 * Edgar Allan Poe's mother & father theater ads On page 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a listing for a play called "ADRIAN & ORRILA, or, A mother's vengeance", with Mr. Poe as "Adrian" & with Mrs. Poe as "Orrila" (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, a little staining, generally very nice.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:23

$47.00
168572

Great GEORGE BURNS Actor Comedian Arrested GEM Jewelry Smuggling 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508467715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 13, 1938 * Actor George Burns * Gem - jewelry smuggling * Arrest - pleads guilty The front page has a great banner headline: "ACTOR'S JEWEL FRAUD TOLD" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related photo on the back page showing Burns with Gracie Allen. First report coverage on actor George Burns pleading guilty for gem smuggling. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 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 spine.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:23

$57.00
168559

Actress JEAN HARLOW Director Paul Bern Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508177801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 7, 1932 * Director Paul Bern suicide death * Actress Jean Harlow The front page has one column headings that include: "WIDOW IS MYSTIFIED BY BERN'S SUICIDE" "Tried To End Her Own Life" and more. (see) Coverage on the suicide of Paul Bern, husband of the famous movie actress, Jean Harlow. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & instituti... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 08:31

$39.00
168533

BAMBI Walt Disney Opening Day Movie REVIEW w/ Illustration 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372507399723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1942 * World premiere of Walt Disney's animated film "Bambi" In the midst of World War II, page 13 contains a review of the world premiere of the latest Walt Disney feature-length animated film, "Bambi". Bambi was released to theaters by RKO Radio Pictures on August 13, 1942. The fifth animated feature in the Disney animated features library, the film is based on the 1923 book "Bambi, A Life in the Woods" by Austrian author Felix Salten. The review is headed: " 'Bambi', a Musical Cartoon in Technicolor Produced by Walt Disney From the Story by Felix Salten, at the Music Hall" The review begins: "The children at the Music Hall yesterday were content again; from all over the darkened hou... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2018 15:16

$70.00
168529

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176358520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Jan. 20, 1776 * Great year to have (1776) Nearly two-thirds of the front page are taken up with a terrific consideration of the troubles between England & the colonies titled: "Extracts from the Sentiments of a Foreigner on the Disputes of Greaet Britain & America". A few bits include: "...Can they so far betray those rights which are so dear to them as to aim at reducing their brethren & their children to slavery?...let them revolve in their thoughts all the benefits which they derive from their original country...Let their love of the parent country however be attended with a certain jealousy respecting their own Liberty...they know also that reduced to the dire alternatives... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2018 15:14

$685.00
168363

JOHN GILBERT "The Great Lover" Silent Film Actor - Director DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172732280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 10, 1936 * John Gilbert Death w/ photos * American actor and director * "The Great Lover" - silent films The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "JOHN GILBERT, DASHING LOVER OF FILMS, DIES" with subheads. (see) Related photos on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 38 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 spine.

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Ends December 13, 2018 15:19

$47.00
168320

Hollywood ACTRESS MAE WEST Declared Married to Frank Wallace 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172079337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1937 * Actress Mae West * Frank Wallace marriage The front page has a one column heading: "Court Decides Mae West Is Mrs. Wallace" with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 24 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 spine. wikipedia notes: Mae West was married on April 11, 1911 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Frank Szatkus, whose stage name was Frank Wallace, a fellow vaudevillian whom she met in 1909. She was 17. She kept the marriage a secret, but a filing clerk discovered the mar... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:39

$40.00
168192

WHITEY BULGER Winter Hill Gang Boston Crime Mob Boss CAPTURE 2011 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372495098420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 23, 2011 * James Whitey Bulger captured * Winter Hill Gang mob boss * Boston organized crime * Movie "Black Mass" fame The front page of section 2 has a one column heading: "CRIME BOSS HELD IN L.A." with subhead: "James 'Whitey' Bulger, sought in 19 slayings, fled arrest in Boston in 1994" and small photo. First report coverage continues inside section 2. Nice to have in this famous Los Angeles publication. Complete with all 6 sections, very nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2018 15:42

$47.00
168105

Great JEAN HARLOW The Blonde Bombshell Hollywood Actress DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392167398628

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 8, 1937 * Actress Jean Harlow death (1st report) * 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell * Great headline for display. The bold banner headline announces the death of one of the more famous actresses of the day: "JEAN HARLOW IS DEAD AT 26" with a subhead: "Platinum Star Of Screen Ill Only Ten days" "Poisoning Spreads to Actress' Brain". The detailed article carries over to page 2. Related photos on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 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 spi... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2018 15:31

$277.00
168085

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392167390851

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 December 05, 2018 15:15

$62.00
168019

CINCINNATI OHIO Robinson's Opera House Theatre False Fire PANIC 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372487865469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, February 6, 1876 * Robinson's Opera House panic * Cincinnati, Ohio This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page has one column headings: "'TO DEATH" "An Appalling Calamity in a Cincinnati Theater" "Several Persons Crushed To Death" and more. (see) Complete, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2018 14:44

$28.00
168005

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372487856177

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, South Bay Edition, April 27, 1989 * Lucille Ball death (1st report) * Actress - comedienne - model * "I Love Lucy" television sitcom * Best title to be had - rare as such 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 30, 2018 14:35

$148.00
167961

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Walt Disney Opening Day MOVIE REVIEW & Ad 1940 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392163072369

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 30, 1951 * Disney's animated movie "Alice in Wonderland" is introduced to the world Page 12 of this newspaper contains the first review of the new animated movie from the Disney Studios, "Alice in Wonderland". See photos for entire text of the review. The review includes a one column photo from the movie showing Alice. Also on the next page is an advertisement for the movie at the Criterion theater. This is the complete 36 page newspaper, some light damp staining throughout, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: Alice in Wonderland is a 1951 American animated comedy feature produced by Walt Disney and based on Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-G... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:27

$100.00
167958

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372486784427

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

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:26

$42.00
167917

PAUL McCULLOUGH & Clark Comedy Team Comedian Actor SUICIDE Death 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392161916293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1936 * Paul McCullough suicide death * Comedian - actor * Clark and McCullough comedy team The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "M'CULLOUGH DIES OF HIS INJURIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death on comedian actor Paul MCCullough. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice cond... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2018 14:46

$39.00
167870

THE WIZARD OF OZ Judy Garland Opeing Day Close w/ PICTORIAL Photos1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372481339119

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1939 * The Wizard of Oz * Opening day advertisement (4 days prior) * Judy Garland and more Page 4X has an historic advertisement in early film history. See photos for a 6 x 6 inch ad for the premiere of "The Wizard of Oz" in New York City. This was 4 days prior to the opening for this famous movie on August 17th. But what is more appealing is a page X3 pictorial of the characters prior it's opening. A very early item on this famous film. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout with reporting on the tensions in pre World War II Europe. Complete, thick Sunday issue with 100+ pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:47

$92.00
167822

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392156696188

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 November 24, 2018 06:21

$82.00
167821

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372480973295

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 November 24, 2018 06:20

$68.00
167775

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155080534

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 November 22, 2018 14:31

$52.00
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