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153976

JEAN HARLOW The Blonde Bombshell Hollywood Actress DEATH 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781662544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1937 * Actress Jean Harlow death (1st report) * 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Jean Harlow, Film Star, Dies in Hollywood At 26 After Illness of Only a Few Days". This is first report coverage on the death of the famous Hollywood "Platinum Blonde" actress. The article continues inside & includes a photo (see). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 52 pages, light toning, a little margin wear and tear, generally good.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:03

$52.00
153972

MUTINY ON THE HMS BOUNTY Royal Navy Captain William Bligh 1790 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781660961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790 * Mutiny on the Bounty * Captain William Bligh Near the back of this issue is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty. The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at Sea, which for their Singularity & Importance are worthy to be recorded." which begins: "The first that attracted the public notice was a mutiny on board the Bounty..." with the detailed, carrying over to the next page, with mention of Captain Bligh, Fletcher Christian, & others, with the actual account of the mutiny (see photos). A fine,... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 07:56

$285.00
153732

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767747668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Dec. 4, 1863 * Rare anti-slavery Civil War era title * 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 includes content on the Massachusetts 54th Regiment. The 54th Massachusetts 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 authorized in March, 1863, by the governor of Massachusetts, John A. Andrew, and... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:12

$125.00
153725

BROOKLYN THEATER FIRE Disaster w/ 300+ Deaths 1876 New York City Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767735205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, December 9, 1876 * Brooklyn theater fire Page 4 has one column headings that include: "CLOSING THE TRAGEDY" "Encoffining the Brooklyn Theatre's Dead" "Dread Scenes At The Morgues" and more with list of the known dead. Lengthy text takes up almost 2 full pages. Nice to have in this NYC title. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 14:56

$33.00
153582

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924929947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CALEDONIAN, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, April 21, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Being a weekly newspaper this issue has a first report of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Pages 2 and 3 have all column black-bordered with a rather dramatic one column headline: "President Lincoln ASSASSINATED ! " "Attempt To Assassinate Secretary Seward" with the detailed report taking over half of page 2 and nearly half of page 3. One advantage of a weekly newspaper report is that it encapsulates all the news reports of the actual event and the follow-up details, not found in daily newspapers of the time. The photos show only a small portion of th... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:31

$485.00
153468

MARIE DRESSLER Stage & Movie Silent Film Screen Actress DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752731664

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1934 * Marie Dressler death w/ photos * Stage & screen actress * Silent film - depression era The front page has a one column heading: "MARIE DRESSLER, NOTED ACTRESS, DIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with 4 photos. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, light toning and very minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:23

$39.00
153424

CITIZEN KANE Orson Welles #1 Movie Premiere AD New York City 1941 OLD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371916787078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 9, 1941 * Opening week ad for the movie Citizen Kane Page 19 has an advertisement for the opening week of the movie classic 'Citizen Kane' starring Orson Welles. (see) This ad measures 7 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. The movie 'Citizen Kane' consistently ranks at the top of most polls of the top movies of all time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. 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 conte... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:31

$42.00
153387

HENRY LYTTON English Actor & Singer Gilbert and Sullivan DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391748124957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, August 16, 1936 * Henry Lytton death (1st report) * English actor and singer * Gilbert and Sullivan operas The top of page 7 of this section has a one column heading: "SIR HENRY LYTTON, NOTED ACTOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) Complete section 2 only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 07, 2017 07:28

$33.00
153280

PSYCHO Alfred Hitchcock Anthony Perkins Opening Day ADVERTISEMENT1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742630639

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1960 * Opening day (eve) of original "Psycho" movie ad * Alfred Hitchcock - Anthony Perkins - Vera Miles This newspaper has a significant & historic advertisement for the movie "Psycho" on page 49. This advertisement is on the day before it made it's premiere making it a great addition for any movie or Alfred Hitchcock memorabilia collection. The movie ad measures 9 x 9 inches and is considered by many as one the greatest thriller movies of all time. Nice to have this advertisement in the famous New York Times. News, sports and other advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 72 pages, some wear on the front page, generally in nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:51

$52.00
153274

THOMAS MEIGHAN Silent Film Talkies Movies American Actor DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371907896574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1936 * Actor Thomas Meighan death * Silent film - movies - talkies The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "THOMAS MEIGHAN, MOVIE ACTOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition, some spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Thomas Meighan was an American actor of silent films and early talkies. He played several leading man roles opposite popular actresses of the day including Mary Pickford and Gloria Swanson. At one point he commanded $10,000 a week.

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:16

$35.00
153163

OSCAR ASCHE Australian Actor Director Writer Chu Chin Chow DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371904445713

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1936 * Oscar Asche death * Australian actor & more * Chu Chin Chow musical fame The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "OSCAR ASCHE DEAD; AUTHOR AND ACTOR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Australian actor, director and writer, Oscar Asche. He was best known for his record-breaking musical Chu Chin Chow. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rathe... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2017 15:18

$34.00
153019

EDDIE FOY SR. American Actor Comedian Dancer Vaudevillian DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733957640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1928 * Eddie Foy Sr. death (1st report) * Actor, comedian, dancer and vaudevillian The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "EDDIE FOY DIES SUDDENLY ON TOUR" with subheads and photo. (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 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. A few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:12

$34.00
152928

FORD'S THEATRE Government to Buy ? & Andersonville Prison Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894059802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865 * Government to buy Ford's Theater ? * Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score. Page 4 has: "Justice Upon the Murderers of the Prisoners" begins: "The assassins of the President disposed of, the government will next take in hand the ruffians who tortured to death thousands of Union prisoners..." meaning Wirz & others from the Andersonville prison. This takes over a full column. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:21

$34.00
152917

(2) BERMUDA TRIANGLE Mystery Navy Bombers Airplanes GOES MISSING 1945 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729752880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, a pair of issues dated December 6 and 7, 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 reque... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 07:50

$98.00
152810

ADELE BLOOD Silent Film & Vaudeville Actress SUICIDE Death 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391725050626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 14, 1936 * Adele Blood suicide death (gun) * Silent movies & vaudeville actress The top of the back page has a one column heading: "ADELE BLOOD HOPE, ACTRESS, ENDS LIFE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of this American actress in silent movies, vaudeville and theater. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary su... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:54

$40.00
152804

NORA BAYES Popular American Singer Comedian Actress DEATH & Photo 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391725041175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1928 * Nora Bayes death w/ photo * American singer & comedian actress The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "NORA BAYES DIES AFTER OPERATION" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Nora Bayes, American singer, comedian and actress. 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 rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality ... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:38

$35.00
152675

Best MARILYN MONROE Hollywood Los Angeles SUICIDE Death Dead 1962 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371884765884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, August 6, 1962 * Death of Marilyn Monroe (1st report) * Actress, singer, model and sex symbol See the photo for the terrific front page report, with the two line banner headline: "MARILYN MONROE FOUND DEAD" and also: "Sleeping Pill Overdose Blamed". The front page also features a photo of her. Related subheads include: "Unclad Body of Star Discovered on Bed; Empty Bottle Near" and: "Sad Child, Unhappy Star - Help She Needed to Find Self Eluded Marilyn All Her Life". The report carries over to pages 2, 3 & 4 where are found many photos of her life. Other articles on Marilyn Monroe are on pages 22 and 23. Given that her fame was gained in Los Angeles and she die... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 16:44

$765.00
152650

TED HEALY Three Stooges & Basil Rathbone Sherlock Holmes PRINTS 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391721748711

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, February 15, 1931 * Print of Ted Healy of The Three Stooges fame The front page of this "Screen--Art" section of this Sunday newspaper (Section 8) features an uncommonly large illustration which features both Ted Healy and Basil Rathbone. The caption reads: "Those somewhat different actors, Ted Healy and Basil Rathbone. Mr. Healy will be head comic of 'The Gang's All Here' which will set up shop Wednesday night at the Imperial Theatre, while Mr. Rathbone will be important to 'Heat Wave', the English play arriving Tuesday at the Fulton." The same page has some brief descriptive remarks on both plays (see photos). Ted Healy is credited by many with foundin... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 08:46

$45.00
152613

BERMUDA TRIANGLE Mystery Navy Bombers Airplanes GO MISSING in 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881676180

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1945 * Bermuda Triangle Flight 19 disappearance * 5 TBM Avenger torpedo bombers * One of the most famous unsolved mysteries The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "AIR ARMADA OF 252 HUNTS NAVY PLANES" with subhead. (see) This is an actual report of one of the more bizarre mysteries in American history, particularly with the controversy about the existence of a "Bermuda Triangle", and this incident figuring in Spielberg's famous movie. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very hi... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:35

$42.00
152600

JUDY GARLAND Actress Singer Vaudville "Wizard Of Oz" Fame DEATH 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881157894

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, June 24, 1969 (last digit lost in masthead due to label removal. Is seen at the too of pages 2, 3 & 4) * Actress singer Judy Garland death * "Wizard of Oz" fame Page 2 has a brief & somewhat inconspicuous report: "Judy Garland Dies Suddenly in London" (see). Great to have the death report of this acting legend in this movie-themed newspaper. Four pages, tiny binding holes at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:11

$38.00
152470

AL JOLSON Ruby Keeler Wedding Blackface ACTOR Comedian Singer AD 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371878687952

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 22, 1928 * Al Jolson & Ruby Keeler * Actress - actor - singer Near the bottom of the front page has two column heading: "Jolson Secretly Weds Ruby Keeler, Actress" First report coverage on wedding of Al Jolson and Ruby Keeler. The back page has a large advertisement for Vitaphone by Warner Bros. The ad shows different facial expressions of Al Jolson in blackface. 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,... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:24

$37.00
152407

BARBARA MAUGER Mulholland Drive Hollywood Murder Russell Beitzel 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391713618397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1928 * Barbara Mauger murder * Hollywood Los Angeles * "Death on Mulholland Drive" * Russel Beitzel The back page has a one column heading: "GIRL FOUND SLAIN NEAR HOLLYWOOD" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 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. Binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2017 16:40

$34.00
152265

THE TERROR Very 1st All Talking HORROR Film Movie Opening Day Ad 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391710092455

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1928 * "The Terror" slasher film - horror movie * Opening day advertisement - 1st ever all-talking The bottom of page 23 has a small and discrete but notable opening day advertisement for the early horror film "The Terror" (see) This was the very 1st all talking horror film ever made. Unfortunate for the small size of this ad but this was the norm at the time. Other news, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 co... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2017 16:06

$37.00
152043

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863574629

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

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:24

$34.00
152033

SPENCER CHARTERS American Film Movie Actor SUICIDE Death 1943 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701536994

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1943 * Spencer Charters suicide death * American film - movie actor The top of page 14 has a one column heading: "S. Charters, Actor, Dies In Hollywood" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of actor Spencer Charters. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 38 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Chaters died by suicide from a mix of sleeping pills and carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:05

$38.00
152027

MIKE DONLIN Actor & MLB Baseball New York Giants Star DEATH 1933 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863556405

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1933 * Mike Donlin death (1st report) * MLB baseball player & actor The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "MIKE DONLIN DEAD; ONCE WITH GIANTS" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 15:54

$38.00
151969

ALLYN KING American Stage & Film Actress Singer SUICIDE Death 1930 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391699189958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1930 * Allyn King's suicide death * American stage & film actress * Vaudeville - Ziegfeld Follies The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "MISS KING, ACTRESS, DIES AFTER LEAP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on American stage & film actress Allyn King committing suicide in New York City. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. 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 to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the prim... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:12

$37.00
151967

ADELE RITCHIE Prima Donna Comic Opera Singer MURDER-SUICIDE Death 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391699187434

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1930 * Adele Ritchie murder-suicide death * Prima donna - comic opera singer * Edwardian musical comedies - vaudeville The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MRS. GUY BATES POST AND HOSTESS FOUND SHOT DEAD IN HOME" with subheads that include: "Believed Former Actress, Adele Ritchie, Killed Friend and Then Herself" (see) First report coverage on American prima donna Adele Ritchie committing suicide. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:09

$39.00
151966

JENNY DOLLY Twin Sisters Dancers & Actress SUICIDE Hanging Death 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371861803261

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1941 * Jenny Dolly suicide death * "The Dolly Sisters" fame * Hungarian-American dancer & actress The top of page 19 has a two column heading: "Jenny Dolly a Suicide by Hanging; She and Sister Won Dance Fame" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Hungarian-American dancer and actress, Jenny Dolly, committing suicide. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 34 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, librarie... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:03

$38.00
151960

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371861796837

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 12, 1955 * Ona Munson suicide death * American film - movie actress * "Gone With the Wind" Belle Watling The front page has a one column heading: "Ona Munson, Star Actress, Ends Life" with photo. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of this American actress in silent movies, vaudeville and theater. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, library stamp in the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1955, plagued by ill health, she committed suicide at the age of 51 with an overdose of barbiturates in her apartment in New York. A note found next to her death... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 14:54

$40.00
151926

DESMOND DOSS Movie Hacksaw Ridge Dubbed Battle of Okinawa HERO 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697906063

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1945 * 1st Conscientious Objector medal winner * Desmond T. Doss is Battle of Okinawa hero * Blockbuster movie "Hacksaw Ridge" fame * Also in Bill O'Reilly's "Killing the Rising Sun" The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "MEDICAL 'OBJECTOR' AN OKINAWA HERO" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Doss gaining fame for his exploits at the Battle of Okinawa. This was the first time Doss was mentioned in this famous newspaper publication. Doss is featured in the blockbuster movie "Hacksaw Ridge". Rare to find period reporting on Doss as well. Other news, sports advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, this is the rare rag edition ... See More  

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Ends March 09, 2017 15:34

$125.00
151891

MARX BROTHERS A Night at the Opera Opening Day Advertisement 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860043931

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1935 * "A Night at the Opera" in NYC * Opening day movie advertisement * Groucho - Chico - Harpo * Marx Brothers Page 31 has a 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inch movie advertisement for the opening day of "A Night at the Opera" in New York City starring the Marx Brothers. (see images) News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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-qu... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:19

$38.00
151781

MICKEY MOUSE Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon DEBUT 1934 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371855153521

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1934 * Mickey Mouse debut (balloon) * Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Page 14 has one column heads that include: "INFLATIONIST MOB IN HOLIDAY PARADE" "Mickey Mouse, Blown Up to 4-Story Stature, Dominated Macy's Broadway March" "500,000 Watch In Drizzle" and more (see). This was the debut of Mickey Mouse at the famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. A nice item for any Mickey or Disney collector. Complete in 32 pages, light toning some margin wear, small address stamp in the masthead, generally good.

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:38

$45.00
151717

RUDOLPH VALENTINO Latin Lover Sheik Movie Actor Death FUNERAL 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853196265

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Aug. 25, 1926 * Rudolph Valentino death * Latin Lover - The Sheik The front page has a two column: "Black-Shirted Fascisti Help Police Guard Valentino's Bier" "Mussolini Sends Huge Wreath; Great Crowds Continue to Pass Before Coffin; Order Restored Following Riotous Onrush of Mobs". Four pages, some tears & some loss at the spine edge, otherwise good.

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:31

$32.00
151699

LUPE VELEZ Mexican Film Actress SUICIDE Death - WWII 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853143543

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1944 * Lupe Velez suicide death * Mexican film actress The back page (pg. 36) has one column headings: "LUPE VELEZ SUICIDE BY SLEEP TABLETS" "'Tempestuous' Actress Was Depressed by Failure of Romance With French Actor" with smaller subheads and one column photo of Velez. First report coverage on the suicide death of famous Mexican actress, Lupe Velez. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen con... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 13:17

$42.00
151640

MADGE KENDAL Victorian & Edwardian Era Shakespeare Actress DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371849484834

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1935 * English actress Madge Kendal death * Shakespeare and English comedies fame The top of page 39 has a one column heading: "DAME K. KENDAL, 86, ACTRESS, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Dame Madge Kendal, English actress of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2017 15:32

$33.00
151341

CASABLANCA Movie Film Wins Academy Awards For BEST PICTURE 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391678686072

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1944 * Movie Casablanca wins best picture * Academy Awards * Humphrey Bogart - Ingrid Bergman Page 17 has one column headings that includes: "MOVIE AWARD GOES TO JENNIFER JONES" "Chosen Best Actor of Year---'Casablanca' Takes 'Oscar' as the Top Picture" and more. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 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 subs... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2017 15:21

$40.00
151205

1928 ANIMAL CRACKERS Marx Brothers Premier Review & French Historian Aulard Dies


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674488756

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1928 * 1st review of the debut of Animal Crackers, featuring The Mark Brothers * François Victor Alphonse Aulard death... 1st French historian of French Revolution Page 29 has a one column heading: "PROF. AULARD DEAD; NOTED HISTORIAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of François Victor Alphonse Aulard, first professional French historian of the French Revolution and of Napoleon. Page 26 also has the first-ever review of the musical, Animal Crackers, which opened on Broadway the day prior. The review includes: "Here come the Marx Brothers again with their uproarious, slapstick comedy in a new fury of puns and ... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:19

$98.00
151204

ZEPPO MARX Quits Brothers Family Hollywood Film Movie Comedy Act 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837060127

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1934 * Zeppo Marx of the Marx Brothers * Quits family comedy act (1st report) Page 26 has a small and somewhat discrete article headed: "Zeppo Marx Quits Stage" "Youngest of Four Brothers Will Start in Hollywood Business" (see) Unfortunate for the brief report here, but still a first report on this famous comical act. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, 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 rema... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:18

$46.00
151203

ZEPPO MARX Brothers Hollywood Comedian Actor Home ROBBERY Heist 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674486177

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1933 * Zeppo Marx Brothers comedian actor * Hollywood home robbery - holdup The top of the back page (page 40) has a one column heading: "MRS. ZEPPO MARX ROBBED OF $30,000" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:17

$43.00
151128

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1881 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835619725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1881 * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The full front page is a great print of the famed Thomas Nast Santa Claus print: "Caught ! " showing Santa with a child's arms around him (see). Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus. The doublepage centerfold is also a nice Thomas Nast Christmas print, captioned: "Christmas Fancies - 'Don't You Wish You Wore Stockings?' " (see). Other prints within include: "Electric Railway at Berlin, Prussia" "The Ring Theatre, Vienna, Recently Destroyed by Fire." "The Hon. Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, Secretary of State" "The Late John W. Forney." "Short and Sweet - 'It's Too To... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:51

$160.00
151031

TREATY OF ALLIANCE With France 13 Articles re. Revolutionary War 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371832467905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 11, 1779 * Treaty of Alliance with France * American Revolutionary War Page 2 has a letter from Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germaine concerning the Revolutionary War (see), but the prime content is certainly the text of the treaty of alliance between the American colonies and France, the support so important to the American cause in winning the war. It takes two-thirds of a page headed at the top: "America" "Treaty of Alliance, Eventual and Defensive, between his Most Christian Majesty Louis the Sixteenth, King of FRANCE and Navarre, and the THIRTEEN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." It is signed at its conclusion by C. A. Garard, B. Franklin, Silas Deane, ... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 15:01

$345.00
150994

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Tennessee in JACKSON MS Civil War 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668905251

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, Dec. 29, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi. See the information below concerning its history. The front page is mostly taken up with the: "Address Of President Davis - Delivered to the Hall of Representatives, Jackson, Miss., Dec. 26, 1862". Davis gave this speech during an inspection tour of the western theater. In his speech Davis defended the conscription and exemption acts passed by the Confederate Congress in April, September, and October 1862, which had extended all one... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2017 15:57

$237.00
150893

JIMMY STEWART Movie Film Actor as World War II PILOT Over Germany 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665068650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1944 * Jimmy Stewart as a World War II pilot * American Hollywood movie actor Page 3 has a small, rather inconspicuous report of famed actor Jimmy Steward co-piloting a Liberator plane over Germany. Headed: "Stewart Co-Pilot in New Attack" it includes: "Maj. Jimmy Stewart, former film star, led one group of Liberators over Oberpfaffenhofen today, traveling in the lead plane as co-pilot..." with a bit more (see). Rare to find mention of Jimmy Stewart from the war years. I suspect this publication is one of the few to report him as a pilot given the small, inside report here. In addition to his distinguished acting career, he had a noted military career as a Wor... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:34

$46.00
150865

CHARLES LEALE Abraham Lincoln Theatre Assassination Doctor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391664315039

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1932 * Dr. Charles Augustus Leale M.D. death * Doctor who attended Abraham Lincoln * Amelia Earhart visits Brussels, Belgium Page 9 has a one column heading: "Mrs. Putnam Honored By Belgian King" with subhead. (see) Page 21 has a one column heading: "DR. C. A. LEALE DIES; SAW LINCOLN SHOT" with subheads and photo. (see) Charles Leale was the first doctor to arrive at the presidential box at Ford's Theatre after John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln. His efforts allowed Lincoln to live until the next morning. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and adverti... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 15:07

$42.00
150817

BATTLE OF STALINGRAD ENDS Nazis 1st Major Defeat 1943 World War II Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391663497381

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, February 3, 1943 * Battle of Stalingrad ending * Nazis 1st major loss in WWII * One of the bloodiest battles in history The front page has a three column heading: "Stalingrad Battle Ends Russians Pushing On" First report coverage on the end of the Battle of Stalingrad which was considered the 1st major loss for the Nazis and a major turning point during World War II. Also a nice banner headline for display regarding the Pacific Ocean theater of World War II. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2017 15:29

$39.00
150569

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818775004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1938 * Elzie Crisler E. C. Segar death * Popeye the Sailor Man creator * Thimble Theatre comic strip Page 23 has a one column heading: "CARTOONIST SEGAR, 'POPEYE' CREATOR" with subheads 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. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2017 13:01

$52.00
150560

THE WIZARD OF OZ Judy Garland Opening Week PREMIERE ADVERTISEMENT 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818752201

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 23, 1939 * The Wizard of Oz * First week advertisement * Judy Garland and more Page 19 has an historic advertisement in early film history. See photos for a 7 x 2 inch ad for the first week of "The Wizard of Oz" in New York City, which was the first major city to show this movie making this issue rare as such. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout 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 to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the sub... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:39

$42.00
150513

GRETA GARBO Swedish Film Actress Leaves HOLLYWOOD for Sweden 1935 Old Newspaer


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391654001779

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 5, 1935 * Actress Greta Garbo PHOTO * Hollywood actress leaves for Sweden Page 21 has a two column photo of Greta Garbo with article headed: "MISS GARBO SAILS; ACHIEVES PRIVACY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning, a little margin wear with a few small archival mends, generally good.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:07

$34.00
150511

Roscoe FATTY ARBUCKLE Arrested on Hollywood Murder Charge RAPPE 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391653998334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CINCINNATI TIMES-STAR, September 13, 1921. * Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle murder charge The front page has a banner headline: "PERJURY CHARGE MADE IN THE ARBUCKLE CASE" with subheads. (see) Complete in 28 pages, light toning with some margin wear, mainly along the spine with binding slits causing a little text loss. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:04

$42.00
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