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178399

Actor EDWIN BOOTH Richard II Theater Play ASSASSINATION Attempt 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649303753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, April 24, 1879 * Actor Edwin Booth & Mark Gray * Attempted assassination (1st report) * Early Arizona mining discoveries Page 4 has an article headed: "'A CRAZY CRITIC" "Edwin Booth Narrowly Escapes Assassination" "Two Shot Fired at the Distinguished Actor" and more on the brother of John Wilkes Booth. Page 3 has: "Some Recent Discoveries in Arizona" which notes: "...but it remains for an Eastern journal to describe the greatest mining district ever discovered in America--the Tombstone. Situated about 70 miles south of Tucson...no mills working yet...the Tombstone District presents to the miner the realization of his brightest dreams...". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:25

$39.00
178325

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392642998260

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

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:21

$42.00
178324

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392642997908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 8, 1993 * Best "Gettysburg" movie advertisement * Grand Opening Day premiere & review * Epic American Civil War film * Demolition Man A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Gettysburg" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:21

$77.00
178225

STRAWBERRY FIELDS Music Festival Advertisement 1970 Greenwich Village Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392640043749

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

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:13

$62.00
178220

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Death - Stevie Wonder - Hair 1969 Village Voice Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915322029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, April 11, 1968 As most might be aware "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public discourse a tradition it maintained throughout its 60+ year history. This issue has many pages and articles concerning the death & funeral of Martin Luther King. Additionally, there are 3 items concerning "Little Stevie Wonder", one noting he is dropping the "Little" now that he recently turned 18 years of age. And of special interesting is an ad for the: "Preview Tonite" HAIR" The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" off Broadway at the Biltmore Theatre. Com... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:09

$68.00
178201

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392638681275

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

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:11

$33.00
178155

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392637441438

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

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:05

$850.00
153996

WIZARD OF OZ TV Color DEBUT Ruby Slippers - Overnight Classic - 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781686188

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, November 3, 1956 * "Wizard of OZ" becomes family movie classic * Debuts on television - first time shown in color * Judy Garland - Dorothy * Silver slippers now ruby red for the 1st time Page 21 contains a historic advertisement in television history for debut of the iconic movie "Wizard of OZ" This advertisement measures 9 x 7 inches. The 1939 movie was only a modest box-office success and only became a family favorite (classic) when it began airing on television - in color - with the first showing on this day. News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, small binding holes along spine/1st column, otherwise nice. source: Zeitgayst:... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2020 07:29

$95.00
177999

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626922760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 23, 1994 * Best "The Shawshank Redemption" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Shawshank Redemption" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we ha... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:59

$107.00
177958

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897566521

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

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:09

$182.00
177936

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896481262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1935 * German Air Force - Luftwaffe creation * Hermann Goering * Jean Harlow divorce The top of the front page has a one column heading: "REICH'S AIR FORCE BECOMES; ARMY IN CONTROL" with subheads: "Civilian Flying Clubs Adopt Reichswehr Salute and Modified Uniforms" "Plans No Longer Secret" and more. Coverage of the German Air Force becoming a official military organization under the rule of Hermann Goering. The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "JEAN HARLOW GETS SECOND DIVORCE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cot... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:12

$39.00
177923

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392615246034

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 1, 1989 * Best "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * American Christmas comedy film - Chevy Chase A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In o... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:04

$98.00
178394

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


eBay Auction Item # 392648296350

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

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Ends January 28, 2020 14:57

$39.99
177908

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372893059258

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

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Ends January 27, 2020 15:18

$117.00
177904

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372893057135

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

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Ends January 27, 2020 15:16

$56.00
177839

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609839630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 3, 1934 * Russ Columbo shot and killed * Baritone crooner - violinist - actor The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Russ Columbo Fatally Wounded As Friends Shows Him Old Pistol" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:42

$39.00
177735

Best MARY PICKFORD Hollywood Film Movie Actress Producer DEATH 1979 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598215026

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

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:18

$97.00
177733

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598214045

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

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:17

$78.00
177714

JAPANESE OCCUPATION OF KISKA Aleutian Islands Campaign Alaska1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598206042

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

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:03

$52.00
177699

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596717157

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

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:21

$435.00
177648

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372880926978

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

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:31

$58.00
177633

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595188381

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

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:08

$475.00
177569

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879117563

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

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:36

$67.00
177477

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586189279

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

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:16

$455.00
177472

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586188547

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

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:14

$380.00
177452

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586174461

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

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:03

$178.00
177448

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586170008

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

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:01

$78.00
177401

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392584035833

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

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Ends January 12, 2020 08:08

$57.00
177399

JOHN DILLINGER ASSASSINATION Gangster Outlaw at Chicago Theater 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392584034161

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

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Ends January 12, 2020 08:05

$225.00
177340

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870052039

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

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:16

$29.00
177331

LA AMISTAD Slaver Ship African Slaves Trade Description 1840 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870043520

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

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:11

$39.00
177141

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861845863

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

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:19

$40.00
177110

Best WALT DISNEY DEATH Mickey Mouse Fame w/ Photo 1966 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861831476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, EXTRA, Dec. 16, 1966 * Walt Disney death * Business magnate * Best title to be had ? The banner headline announces: "WALT DISNEY DIES" with a subhead: "Renowned Showman's Career Ends at 65". Also a large ftpg. photo of him. Terrific to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, where he made his mark in entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-16. Minor wear along the central fold, generally nice.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:02

$167.00
177060

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392556447486

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

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Ends December 26, 2019 14:40

$62.00
176997

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549074383

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

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:04

$65.00
173725

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693993965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, January 17, 1942 * Actress Carole Lombard death * Airplane crash disaster (1st report) The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "CAROLE LOMBARD AND 21 FEARED DEAD IN AIRLINER" with subheads and photo. Great for display. More on page 3. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends December 21, 2019 13:33

$145.00
176925

Rare ALLEN GINSBERG Poet & DUSTIN HOFFMAN Creation 1966 Counterculture Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392546797411

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

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:28

$140.00
176879

SHIRLEY TEMPLE BLACK Appointed to United Nations General Assembly 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848371353

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

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:08

$37.00
176873

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392545163368

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, light toning at the margins, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:04

$48.00
176872

Best THE SHINING Horror Film Movie Opening Week AD 1980 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392545161688

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 28, 1980 * Best "The Shining" advertisement * Grand Opening week premiere * Jack Nicholson psychological horror A issue on the opening week (Wed.) of the motion picture hit "The Shining" 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. Inside the "Calendar Section" is a 10 6 1/2 inch advertisement for the movie that had it's opening day the previous weekend. (Fri.) A quite rare issue as it would not have been saved since it contains no historically significant content. Complete 1st and Calendar sections only with a total of 40 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:03

$57.00
176871

THE INVISIBLE MAN H. G. Wells Opening Day NYC Movie Advertisement 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392545161381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 17, 1933 * "The Invisible Man" film * Opening day movie advertisement (NYC) * H. G. Wells pre-Code science fiction horror Page 23 has a 5 x 4 inch movie advertisement for the opening day of "The Invisible Man" based on H. G. Wells' science fiction novel. News, sports and other 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:02

$58.00
176811

AL JOLSON Musical Blackface Film Movie MAMMY World Premiere Ad 1930 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846096999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1930 * Al Jolson's "Mammy" * World Premiere ad * Blackface Minstrel Page 35 has a nice 14 1/2 x 6 inch advertisement for the world premiere of Al Jolson's new movie "Mammy". See photos for this ad which has three illustrations relating to his famous "blackface" appearance. With this movie opening in New York City on March 26 (next day), this could be the very first ad for this movie in any newspaper. Complete with all 60 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:42

$58.00
176810

L. Frank Baum's Book THE WIZARD OF OZ to Hollywood ? for Movie 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392542023554

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 19, 1938 * "The Wizard of Oz" to be a movie ? * L. Frank Baum's book up for sale ? * Shirley Temple to be 'Dorothy' ? The top of page 19 has a interesting report under: "SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD" with the heading: "'The Wizard of Oz' in Demand Following the Box-Office Success of 'Snow White'" (see) Coverage on L. Frank Baum's book wanted to make a film. A agreement would be made in this month and was Shirley Temple to be 'Dorothy' ? Complete with all 32 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:42

$48.00
176727

Best THE LOST BOYS Vampires Horror Film Movie Opening Day AD 1985 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392535879513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 31, 1987 * Best "The Lost Boys" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Horror comedy - Vampires - cult classic A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Lost Boys" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 07:43

$82.00
176675

PATTY HEARST CAPTURED Symbionese Liberation Army SLA Kidnapping 1975 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839878168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 19, 1975 * Patty Hearst, convicted bank robber, captured * Newspaper heiress, socialite, actress & kidnap victim The headline announces: "PATTY HEARST, HARRISES CAPTURED" with a subhead: "SLA Fugitives Seized without a Fight in S.F." Patty Hearst was the granddaughter of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst who in 1974 gained notoriety during the waning days of the counterculture era when she was kidnapped by, and later joined, the Symbionese Liberation Army. Apprehended after having taken part in a bank heist with other SLA members, Hearst was imprisoned for almost two years before her sentence was commuted by President Jimmy Carter. There are two related front page photos. Great to ha... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:13

$54.00
176637

Best TWILIGHT ZONE: THE MOVIE Actor Vic Morrow Helicopter Accident1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372837581236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 24, 1982 * Twilight Zone: The Movie helicopter accident * Actor Vic Morrow & 2 others killed * Hollywood movie - film scene The front page has a four column photo of the crash site. A one column heading reads: "Vic Morrow, 2 Children Die in Film Accident" First report coverage continues inside with small photo of Morrow and one of the Children. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with 36 pages, piece torn away on the back page (unrelated), very nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2019 15:56

$58.00
176527

Best DIRTY DANCING Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1987 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831284638

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 21, 1987 * Best "Dirty Dancing" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Romantic drama dance film - Patrick Swayze A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Dirty Dancing" 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... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:24

$88.00
176520

WARNER OLAND Charlie Chan & Fu Manchu - Chinese Cast Actor DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831276750

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 7, 1938 * Warner Oland death (1st report) * Hollywood actor of Chinese characters * Charlie Chan & Fu Manchu The front page has a one column heading: "Warner Oland, 'Charlie Chan' of Films, Dead" with small photo. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, rag edition in great condition., a few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:12

$48.00
176447

SUSAN GLASPELL American Playwright Actress wins Pulitzer Prizes 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828646754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1931 * Susan Glaspell - playwright, actress * Margaret Ayer Barnes - novelist * Pulitzer Prize winners for journalism The front page has a one column heading: "TWO PULITZER PRIZES ARE WON BY WOMAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photos of the winners. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 r... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:35

$39.00
176442

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828642895

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, October 14, 1938 * Elzie Crisler E. C. Segar death * Popeye the Sailor Man creator * Thimble Theatre comic strip The top of page 41 has a one column heading: "Pop-Eye, Who Gave Spinach Strength, Loses Creator" with subhead and photo. (see) 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 46 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:31

$62.00
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