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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
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
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
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
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
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
150447

IN OLD KENTUCKY Anita Stewart Silent Film ADVERTISEMENT Poster 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371814396820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, January 29, 1920 * "In Old Kentucky" silent film * Actress Anita Stewart Within this issue is a very nice full page advertisement the 1919 silent film "In Old Kentucky" starring Anita Stewart and playing at the Rialto Theater in Omaha. This ad measures 21 x 16 inches and is great for display. News and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:29

$37.00
150417

Early & Rare Pre KING KONG Movie Release Article 1933 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371813375022

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1933 * Very early & rare "King Kong" article * Pre-release movie - film This is a very early item on "King Kong" as page 4 of the "Drama Section" (inside) includes a fine article titled "Hollywood's Mighty Ape" on the new movie "King Kong" which was published well before it would be released to the theaters. The articles focuses on the technical difficulties of making the film. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. A very significant issue for any collector of King Kong memorabilia. News, sports advertisements of the day. Complete in a 80+ page Sunday edition, this is the rare... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2017 14:51

$62.00
149910

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634422133

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

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:18

$34.00
149881

BENITA Von FALKENHAYN Guillotine Execution & ZELDA SEARS Death 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634376273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1935 * Benita von Falkenhayn guillotine execution * Zelda Sears death - American actress The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Nazis to Behead Two Men; Women Faced Axe Calmly" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the guillotine executions which included Benita von Falkenhayn for spying for the Second Polish Republic. The top of of page 19 has a one column heading: "ZELDA SEARS DIES; WRITER, ACTRESS" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete of the 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 ... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:37

$33.00
149877

AUGUSTA, LADY GREGORY Irish Playwright writer & Folklorist DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371798960721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1932 * Augusta, Lady Gregory death * Irish playwright & folklorist * Amelia Earhart's recent solo flight Page 19 has a one column heading: "LADY GREGORY DEAD; IRISH PLAYWRIGHT" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Augusta, Lady Gregory, Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager. 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 wer... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:30

$38.00
149870

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631654368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NEWS, New York, Oct. 15, 1977 * Bing Crosby death * American singer & actor The bold headline announces: "BING CROSBY DIES AT 73" "Stricken After Golfing in Spain" with a photo of him. The news report is on page 3 with the centerfold having many photos of his life & movies (see). Tabloid-size, complete in 40 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:31

$57.00
149867

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti-British 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631652093

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE, AND UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, March 2, 1767 * Rare Colonial title * American taxation Much of the front page is taken up with a very lengthy letter concerning the theater in America and elsewhere. Page 3 has a letter from London with criticism towards George Grenville with one bit noting: "...they bribed them to be quiet; that the evil ought to be probed to the very bottom & the real causes of our present situation out to be explored...To this G--v--le replied that he having endeavoured to make our Colonies in America contribute to the support of government, they had bribed them to be quiet by a total repeal of that law, and that it was very strange they would not do tha... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:27

$188.00
149332

WINEVILLE CHICKEN COOP MURDERS Walter Collins Movie Changeling 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371784221371

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 17, 1928 * Wineville Chicken Coop murders * Christine and Walter Collins * Gordon Stewart Northcott * Hollywood movie 'Changeling' fame Page 16 has one column headings: "UPHOLDS BOY'S TALE OF 'MURDER FARM'" "Father of Accused California Youth Says He Knew Three Boys Were Slain" and more. (see) Coverage on the Wineville Chicken Coop murders when the 1st pieces of evidence came to light. These murders were featured in the Clint Eastwood movie 'Changeling' starring Angelina Jolie. 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 with much ... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 09:13

$39.00
148952

ROSCOE "FATTY" ARBUCKLE Movie Comedian Actor MURDER Indictment 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391606359998

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, September 16, 1921 * Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle * Hollywood comedian actor * Virginia Rappe murder indictment The top of the front page has two column heading: "ARBUCKLE TO BE TRIED FOR MURDER OF VIRGINIA RAPPE" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning along central fold, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:55

$44.00
148950

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391606351981

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1934 * Tarzan and His Mate * Opening day debut ad * Edgar Rice Burroughs * Johnny Weissmuller Page 27 has a 7 x 4 inch movie advertisement for the movie "Tarzan and His Mate" for the opening day in New York City. This could be one earliest ads to be found in a publication. News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:53

$33.00
148725

(2) PATTY HEARST Symbionese Liberation Army CAPTURE & Guilty 1975-6 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371767538489

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHOENIX GAZETTE, Sept. 18, 1975 and the ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, March 21, 1976. * Patty Hearst, convicted bank robber, captured * Newspaper heiress, socialite, actress & kidnap victim * Simbonese Liberation Army SLA - Sentencing A nice pair of issues almost 3 years apart with headlines: "PATTY HEARST CAPTURED!" and: "PATTY HEARST GUILTY" respectively. Front page photos in each issue and subheads as well. For those not familiar with the interesting case of this noted heiress see this hyperlink. Each issue is complete with minimal wear. Good condition.

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Ends November 18, 2016 13:13

$49.00
148715

GRACE KELLY American Actress & Princess of Monaco KILLED in Car 1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371767530808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: USA TODAY, September 15, 1982 * Grace Kelly killed * Hollywood actress * Princess of Monaco The front page has a two column headline: "America's Princess Grace dies in Monaco" with small photo. (see) More on the front page of the last section. First report coverage on the death of American actress and Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly. Complete with all four sections, nice condition.

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Ends November 18, 2016 12:58

$42.00
148714

Comic Actor CHARLIE CHAPLIN Meets India MAHATMA GANDHI in London 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391599959327

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1931 * Comedian actor Charlie Chaplin * Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Gandhi Realizes His Wish to Meet Chaplin; Comedian Kneels With Mahatma at Devotions" (see) First report coverage on Charlie Chaplin meeting Mahatma Gandhi in London, England. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 8 has a one column heading: "GANDHI SEEKS A KEY TO COMMUNAL ISSUE" with subheads. (see) 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 ... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2016 12:55

$42.00
148478

F. ANSTET English Humorist MARGARET ILLINGTON State Actress DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371761267678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1934 * Thomas F. Anstey Guthrie death * English novelist - journalist - comic * Margaret Illington death * American stage actress The top of page 14 has a one column heading: "F. ANSTEY, 77, DIES; BRITISH HUMORIST" with subheads. (see) The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "MISS ILLINGTON, STAGE STAR, DEAD" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. 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 content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & instit... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2016 13:58

$33.00
148353

Best BOB HOPE Hollywood Comedian Actor Singer Dancer DEATH 2003 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371756110363

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 29, 2003 * Bob Hope death (1st report) * Comedian, actor, singer & much more The front page has a photo with headline: "THE MASTER OF THE ONE-LINER" with subheads. (see) Much more on the inside pages. Great to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete with all five sections and 60+ pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 06, 2016 13:12

$45.00
148298

MOVIE INDUSTRY EXTORTION Mafia Figure William Morris Bioff Guilty 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391586081693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, Nov. 7, 1941 * William Morris Bioff & George Brown * Guilty of extortion in the movie industry As the title suggests, this publication is replete with news concerning the movie industry. This issue has a major event on the front page with: "Browne, Bioff Guilty as Charged; Face 30 Years" with related subheads. Running unopposed, George E Brown was elected President of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees of the American Federation of Labor in 1934. His two challengers backed out after allegedly receiving death threats. In 1941, Browne and Willie Morris Bioff were indicted for racketeering on behalf of the Chicago Mafia, and convicted of e... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:21

$38.00
148187

MARY PICKFORD Signs Contract w/ ADOLPH ZUKOR Paramount Pictures 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371752737553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, December 17, 1933 * Actress Mary Pickford signs contract * "Queen of the Movies" "America's Sweetheart" * Adolph Zukor - Paramount Pictures Page 2 of this section has a one column heading: "MARY PICKFORD SIGNS FOR STAGE" with subheads. (see) Other news throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 02, 2016 15:35

$27.00
148130

Actress MARY PICKFORD Files for DIVORCE from Douglas Fairbanks 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371750274319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1933 * Mary Pickford files for divorce * Actor Douglas Fairbanks Page 3 has a one column heading: "Expect No Contest On Pickford Divorce" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Actress Mary Pickford filing for divorce from actor Douglas Fairbanks. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 30, 2016 14:55

$33.00
147922

KNICKERBOCKER STORM Theater DC Snow ROOF COLLAPSE Disaster 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371744706447

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, January 30, 1922 * Knickerbocker storm (blizzard) * Washington D.C. theater collapse disaster The front page has a nice banner headline: "107 Killed in Washington Theatre Crash" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Knickerbocker Theater disaster. Eight pages, light toning a little wear at the folds, small address label within masthead, otherwise good.

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Ends October 23, 2016 14:00

$34.00
147645

ERNEST TORRENCE Hollywood Movie Film Villain Character Actor DEATH1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391562717695

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1933 * Ernest Torrence death * Scottish character actor * Hollywood movie villain The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "ERNEST TORRANCE, FILM ACTOR, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Scottish film character actor, Ernest Torrence. 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 36 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. ... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2016 15:21

$34.00
147597

ROBERT WILKS 17&18th Century British Actor & Manager Death BURIAL 1732 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737094450

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COUNTRY JOURNAL OR THE CRAFTSMAN, London, Oct. 7, 1732 * Robert Wilks death & burial * British actor & theatrical manager * Theatre Royal, Drury Lane The bottom of pg. 2 has a report that: "...the corpse of Robert Wilks, Esq., was carried form his late dwelling...Covent Garden, & decently interr'd in the parish church of St. Paul's Covent Garden..." Robert Wilks was a very famous & successful actor & theatrical manager, closely associated with the famous Theatre Royal on Drury Lane (see hyperlink). Four pages, some chipping at margins, archival strengthening at the spine, good condition.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:36

$33.00
147489

Great MARILYN MONROE Suicide Death SEX SYMBOL Hollywood Actress 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391556151258

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE--EXTRA, Aug. 6 1962 * Death of Marilyn Monroe (1st report) * Actress, singer, model and sex symbol A terrific & very displayable issue as the bold banner headline announces: "MARILYN MONROE IS FOUND DEAD" with a subhead: "Overdose Of Sleeping Pills---Star Leaves No Notes" with more. Given that her fame was gained in Los Angeles and she died there, great to have this report in a California newspaper. This is certainly one of the most desired death reports of any famous figure in American history. The complete 26 page first section (of 2 or 3?) with more on her on pages 5A & 5B including a wealth of photos (see). Minor wear, generally nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2016 14:36

$600.00
147345

THE HUSTLER Paul Newman & Jackie Gleason Earliest Movie Film AD ? 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391553184071

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, September 19, 1961 * "The Hustler" movie debut ad * Paul Newman & Jackie Gleason A small-size newspaper focused entirely on the movie industry, the prime feature being a full back page advertisement for the upcoming movie "The Hustler", starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason. This famous film would make it's debut a week later. Could this be the earliest advertisement for this film in any publication ? Six pages, printed on coated stock paper, nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:23

$27.00
147278

JUDY GARLAND Wizard of Oz Actress & Singer 1st Mention 1935 New York Times News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371724498730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 16, 1935 * Actress & singer Judy Garland * Wizard of Oz movie fame This is an interesting newspaper for any Judy Garland collector, as this is the very first appearance of her name (as Judy Garland) in the prestigious New York Times. Page 20 has a daily list of "Today On the Radio" and among the hundreds of listings is: "9:30 WEAF--Young Orchestra; Play--The Valiant, With Wallace Beery; Patsy Kelly, Commedienne; Allen Jones, Judy Garland, Songs; Bill Tilden; Sigmund Spaeth" being a very inconspicuous report. This was four years before she would find stardom in "The Wizard of Oz." Other news, sports and and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag editi... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2016 15:49

$60.00
147092

RUTH ELDER 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight Attempt 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371718422309

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, October 12, 1927 * Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress * 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman) The front page has a one column heading: "FLORIDA GIRL FLYER IS SEEN OVER ATLANTIC" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 23, 2016 06:54

$33.00
146889

AL JOLSON The Jazz Singer - Comedian Actor DEATH w/ Photos 1950 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533749174

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 24, 1950 * Al Jolson death (1st report) * "The Jazz Singer" fame * Singer - comedian actor Just below the fold on the front page are one column heads: "AL JOLSON DEAD AFTER KOREA TOUR" "Noted Singer of Stage, Screen Has Heart Attack as he Plays Cards---Was 64" with text which carries over to page 26. It is on page 26 where the bulk of the report is found including a much larger headline: "Al Jolson Dies in San Francisco After Tour of Korea" and two photos of him, on in Black-face (see). Complete in 60 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint primarily for institutional holdings. Great condition.

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Ends September 14, 2016 14:55

$49.00
146835

Mrs. MINNIE MADDERN FISKE Famous American Stage Actresss DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533463041

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1932 * Minnie Maddern Fiske death * Early American stage actress Page 23 has a one column heading: "MRS. FISKE DIES HERE AS ROLE AWAITS HER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of early American actress Minnie Maddern Fiske. She was widely considered the most important actress on the American stage in the first quarter of the 20th century. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends September 14, 2016 07:44

$38.00
146692

BABE RUTH Quits Hot Dogs ? & Actress Dorothy Burgess Fatal Wreck 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391522872263

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1932 * Actress Dorothy Burgess car accident * Manslaughter charge for death of girl * Babe Ruth takes on healthy diet ? * New York Yankees baseball Page 10 has a one column heading: "Film Star, Accused In Fatal Crash, Ill" with subhead: "Dorothy Burgess Driving When Girl Is Killed...." I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. The sport's section (page 17) has a two column heading: "6,000 Calories a Day, No Hot Dogs, Keep Ruth Fit as Training Begins" with subhead and photo. (see) Probably only found in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in ... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:28

$34.00
146585

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371697055413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 8, 1940 * Disney's animated movie "Pinocchio" * Introduced to the World Page 18 contains the first review of the new animated movie from the Disney Studios, "Pinocchio". This was their 2nd animated movie, following on the heals of the wildly successful "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs". The very favorable review begins: "If Westbrook Pegler could write...that Walt Disney's "Snow White" was the happiest event since the armistice, we can report confidently this morning that Mr. Disney's "Pinocchio" is the happiest event since the war..." with much more (see photos for portions). The review includes a two column photo from the movie showing both Pinocchio and Jiminy C... See More  

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Ends August 28, 2016 14:12

$160.00
146421

CARL LAEMMLE Hollywood Movies Film Producer Pioneer DEATH 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516922728

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, September 25, 1939 * Carl Laemmle death * American film pioneer * Hollywood movie producer * Universal Studios founder The front page has a one column heading: "Carl Laemmle Sr., Pioneer Movie Producer, Dies" with subhead and small photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 25, 2016 14:53

$33.00
146420

KARL DANE Silent Film Era Movie Actor Comedian SUICIDE Death 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516921908

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1934 * Karl Dane suicide death * Danish-American actor comedian * Silent film era Page 30 has a small and somewhat discrete one column heading: "KARL DANE ENDS LIFE" "Actor in 'Big Parade' Film Had Been Idle Two Years" (see) First report on the suicide of Danish comedian and actor Karl Dane. Unfortunately a small, inside page report but it is what it is, a first report. 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 36 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2016 14:52

$37.00
146350

KATHERINE PLUNKET Oldest Ireland & Actress Jessie Bonstelle DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371692904725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1932 * Jessie Bonstelle death (1st report) * American theater director & actress * Katherine Plunket death (1st report) * Oldest born native person from Ireland (all time) The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "JESSIE BONSTELLE, ACTRESS, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Also on the same page is: "KATHERINE PLUNKET DEAD AT AGE OF 111" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report these deaths 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 co... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2016 06:57

$38.00
145990

BELLE BENNETT Vaudeville Stage & Hollywood Movie Actress DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371677521342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1932 * Actress Belle Bennett death * Vaudeville & Hollywood The top of page 38 has a one column heading: "BELLE BENNETT DIES AT 39 IN HOLLYWOOD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Belle Bennett, stage and film actress from Milaca, Minnesota. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2016 15:04

$33.00
145960

ALICE BRADY Silent Film & Talkies Movies American Actress DEATH 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391502444216

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON POST, October 20, 1939 * Alice Brady death w/ photo * Early American actress The top of the front page has a two column heading: "DEATH TAKES ALICE BRADY" with subhead and nice photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Alice Brady, silent film and talkies era American actress. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2016 06:34

$37.00
145916

WILLIAM BOYD Hollywood Film Hopalong Cassidy Actor CIGARETTES Ad 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391501167674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1932 * William Boyd - Hopalong Cassidy * Hollywood "Golden Age" actor * Lucky Strikes cigarettes ad Page 16 has a 15 x 9 inch advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes, promoted by Hollywood actor William Boyd. (see) News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2016 15:14

$35.00
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