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145564

MAE WEST Actress Arrest & Wall Street's Clarence W. Barron Death 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491303353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 3, 1928 * Clarence W. Barron death (1st report) * Important Wall Street figure * Mae West arrest The front page has one column headings that include: "CLARENCE W. BARRON, PUBLISHER, IS DEAD" "Head of The Wall St. Journal a Victim of Catarrhal Jaundice at 73 in Battle Creek" "Noted Financial Figure" and more with smaller subheads. Text continues on page 2 with photo of Barron. Page 33 has one column headlines that include: "COURT STAYS POLICE ON MAE WEST PLAY" and more. (see) Coverage on her arrest for participating in a play with a sexual theme. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was pr... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:16

$42.00
145458

Very Early FRANK SINATRA Singer Actor 1st Mention 1940 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391489604130

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, June 2, 1940 * Very early Frank Sinatra Page 2 of this section in the "Drama--Screen--Music" section is an inconspicuous report concerning the Tommy Dorsey band, and noting that it includes: "...Frank Sinatra singing the sentimental tunes..." and which also includes mention of Buddy Rich "...unmercifully thrashing the skins..." as well. A significant report, as this was the very first mention of Frank Sinatra in the prestigious New York Times, and before his stardom would skyrocket now that he joined the Tommy Dorsey band (was previously with Harry James). Great item for any Sinatra collector. Complete section 9 only with all 10 pages, rag edition in ni... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2016 14:02

$37.00
145303

GONE WITH THE WIND Very 1st Film REVIEW ? & Movie Stars Photos 1939 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391485202223

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HA!, New York, date unknown (context indicates a probable date of 1939). * Volume 1 - Number 1 issue * Gone With The Wind 1st movie review ? This is a volume 1, number 1 issue of this title which seemed to focus a bit on the entertainment industry but also with photo manipulation, which was likely a very new art at the time. The cover shows Robert Taylor, and inside photos include Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Blondell, and Myrna Loy. The "Movie of the Month" has a review of Gone With The Wind, which includes images and a note, "Reviewed Before it was made! Ha! Scoops the Field". Although we are unable to substantiate this, the magazine claims this to be the very first review of Gone With The W... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2016 15:09

$56.00
145302

Very Rare MOVIE PROP Hollywood Golden Age Film w/ Clyde Beebe 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371657666407

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLISSVILLE SUN, Blissville, Maryland, (no date) * Very rare movie prop issue We've all seen newspapers used as props in movies, typically with a headline relating to the plot of the movie. Obviously created exclusively for the production of the movie, they are quite rare and seldom come on the collector's market--particular issues from the "golden age of Hollywood". This issue was created as a prop for the movie "The Man Who Returned to Life" done in 1942 (see hyperlink for more on the motion picture). The bold banner headline reads: "JURY CONVICTS CLYDE BEEBE!!" who was the star character of the film. A four page issue printed on high quality newsprint, water staining to the up... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2016 15:07

$338.00
145207

MOVIE FANTASIA Mickey Mouse Opening Day REVIEW & Advertisement 1941 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391483145838

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 14, 1940 * Walt Disney's "Fantasia" is reviewed upon its premiere Page 28 contains a quite lengthy review of the new animated feature-length movie produced by Walt Disney, titled "Fantasia". The review is headed: "Walt Disney's 'Fantasia' an Exciting New Departure in Film Entertainment, Opened Last Night at the Broadway" with the review taken an entire column (see photos for portions). Accompanying the review is an article headed: "Fantasia Discussed From the Musical Standpoint--Sound Reproduction Called Unprecedented" which is quite lengthy as well (see for portions). The review includes a photo from the movie, and the facing page includes an advertisement for: ... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2016 15:26

$126.00
145129

MIRACLE IN THE ANDES Flight 571 Airplane Rugby Team Crash RESCUE 1972 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391481898120

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, North Carolina, December 23, 1972 * Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 * Miracle in the Andes rescue (1st report) * Rugby team - airplane crash - "Alive" Page 10 has a five column heading: "16 Survive Ordeal in Andes" First report coverage continues on page 8 with photo of the rugby team. This story was featured in the movie "Alive" and has to be one of the most amazing feats of survival in aviation history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends July 13, 2016 05:41

$42.00
144920

Actor Comedian GEORGE BURNS Arrested GEM Jewelry Smuggling 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371644994838

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 13, 1938 * Actor George Burns * Gem - jewelry smuggling * Arrest - pleads guilty The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Burns, Comedian, Pleads Guilty To Charges of Jewel Smuggling" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on actor George Burns pleading guilty for gem smuggling continues inside with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 02, 2016 06:41

$46.00
144794

1st KING KONG - FAY WRAY First Movie Review 1933 New York City Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391470501418

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1933 * Original King Kong movie... 1st movie review This is an extremely significant issue, as page 12 contains the first review of the movie "King Kong", headed: "A Fantastic Film in Which a Monstrous Ape Uses Automobiles for Missiles and Climbs a Skyscraper" with the review taking about about a full column. For any collector of King Kong memorabilia, this would be a cornerstone piece, rarely found today. Nice to have in this famous newspaper and where this movie was first shown to the public. Other news of the day throughout with much on the upcoming 1st inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in nice conditio... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2016 06:58

$185.00
144685

VIVIEN LEIGH British Film Actress Gone with the Wind Fame DEATH 1967 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391466062615

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, July 8, 1967 * Vivien Leigh death (1st report) * "Gone with the Wind" fame Near the bottom of the front page is a small one column heading: "Actress Vivien Leigh Dies Following Illness" (see) An early, same day report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends June 24, 2016 13:20

$38.00
144586

Best FRANCHOT TONE Stage Film Television Actor DEATH 1968 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391464641950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, September 18, 1968 * Franchot Tone death (1st report) * Stage, film and television actor The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "FRANCHOT TONE DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) More on page 2. Great to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Nice for display. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 22, 2016 14:52

$88.00
144571

Best GEORGE BURNS Comedian Actor Singer Writer DEATH 1996 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371636406566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 10, 1996 The front page has a two column heading: "George Burns, Comedy's Elder Statesman, Dies" with subhead and three related photos. Nice to have the home of the film industry. Complete 1st section with all 28 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2016 14:09

$28.00
144430

CLARA BOW Hollywood Actress Roaring Twenties Sex Symbol DEATH 1965 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371631758251

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY BREEZE, Torrance, L.A. County, California, September 27, 1965 * Actress Clara Bow death * Silent film and talkies star * "Roaring Twenties" sex symbol The front page has a nice five column headline: "'It' Girl, Clara Bow, Dead at 60" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Clara Bow, Hollywood actress and leading sex symbol of the "Roaring Twenties". Great to have this death report in a newspaper near the capital of the entertainment industry at the time. Complete 1st section only with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins and central fold with a little wear, clipping cut out on back page (unrelated), nice for display.

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Ends June 17, 2016 15:36

$97.00
144429

SPACE RACE American Missile Into Space & Actress INGRID BERGMAN 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371631757835

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES HERALD EXPRESS, Nov. 7, 1957 * Space Race - U.S. missile launched into space * Hollywood actress Ingrid Bergman healdine The front page has a 2 line banner head: "U.S. MISSILE SENT INTO OUTER SPACE, SAYS IKE" with related subheads. This was the American response to Russia's surprise launch of the Sputnik two months previous. Curiously taken top billing on the ftpg. is: "Ingrid Agrees to Divorce" printed in red letters, plus much text and two related photos concerning Ingrid Bergman's pending divorce from director Roberto Rossellini. The complete first section of 22 pages, some wear at margins & folds.

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Ends June 17, 2016 15:35

$38.00
144370

EDWARD ASKEW SOTHERN English Actor "Our American Cousin" DEATH 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371631363287

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, January 22, 1881 * Edward Askew Sothern death (1st report) * English comic actor - Lord Dundreary * "Our American Cousin" fame Page 2 has a report of the death of English actor Edward Askew Sothern with one column heading: "Obituary" "E.A. Sothern, the Actor" (see) Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2016 06:57

$28.00
144136

JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES Macroeconomics Economist & Mae Busch DEATHS 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391454082479

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1946 * John Maynard Keynes death * Macroeconomics in governments * Australian actress Mae Busch death * Laurel and Hardy fame The front page has a one column heading: "LORD KEYNES DIES OF HEART ATTACK" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues in page 21 with photo. Also on page 21 is a one column heading: "MAE BUSCH, KNOWN ON SCREEN, STAGE" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2016 14:54

$38.00
144115

VITAMIN C 1ST ISOLATED Charles Glen King & Rose Coghlan Death 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391454039421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1932 * Vitamin C isolated for the 1st time * Dr. Charles Glen King * Actress Rose Coghlan death A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Pittsburgh Professor Isolates Vitamin C; Concentrates Substance From Lemon Juice" (see) Coverage on the 1st isolation of the vitamin by Charles Glen King, a chemistry professor at the University of Pittsburgh. Page 23 has a one column heading: "ROSE COGHLAN DIES; FAMOUS ACTRESS" with subheads and photo. 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 conten... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2016 14:18

$34.00
144066

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Begins Germany Nazis BOYCOTT Jews w/ Photos 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391453125112

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1933 * Jewish holocaust begins * Nazis boycott businesses The front page has one column headings that include: "BOYCOTT SPREADS IN REICH BUT HITLER BANS VIOLENT ACTS" "Nazis Intensify Drive on Jews' Shops, Acting in Advance of Date Leaders Set" "Chancellor Backs Move" "Jewish Leaders Urge President to Avert Step and Save Them From Economic Ruin" and more. (see) Much more on page 12 involving this matter with related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2016 15:01

$98.00
144022

NORMAN McKINNEL Scottish Stage & Film Actor Playwright DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391450526058

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1932 * Norman McKinnel death * Scottish actor & playwright Page 17 has a one column heading: "NORMAN M'KINNEL, NOTED ACTOR, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Norman McKinnel, Scottish stage and film actor and playwright. 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 primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Minor s... See More  

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Ends June 05, 2016 15:23

$33.00
143970

MAUREEN O'SULLIVAN Hollywood Film "Tarzan" Actress CIGARETTES Ad 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371617315260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 28, 1932 * Maureen O'Sullivan - "Jane" in Tarzan * Hollywood "Golden Age" actress * Lucky Strikes cigarettes ad Page 16 has a 15 x 9 inch advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes, promoted by Hollywood actress Maureen O'Sullivan. (see) News, sports and other 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. Nice condition.

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Ends June 03, 2016 15:32

$33.00
143907

RAE RANDALL Sigrun Salvason Film Actress SUICIDE 1934 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371616216085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES EVENING POST, May 9, 1934 * Rae Randall suicide death * Hollywood movie actress * Greta Garbo double The front page has a three column heading in red lettering: "Actress Kills Self" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of actress Rae Randall (Sigrun Salvason). Not reported in the New York Times, so probably only found in newspapers near Hollywood such as this. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a little margin wear, mainly along the spine, generally good.

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:08

$42.00
143903

Best DUNCAN RENALDO "The Cisco Kid" Actor Prison Sentence 1934 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371616212890

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES EVENING POST, June 18, 1934 * Duncan Renaldo "The Cisco Kid" actor * Sentenced to prison for illegal entry into U.S. The front page has a nice banner headline in large lettering: "PRISON FOR FILM STAR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on actor Duncan Renaldo being sentenced to prison for falsifying his passport. This was not covered in the New York Times, so probably only reported on a publication close to Hollywood. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, minor spine wear, generally nice. Great for display.

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:03

$46.00
143902

MAE WEST Hollywood Film Actress & Manager James A. Timony SPLIT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371616212383

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES EVENING POST, May 2, 1934 * Hollywood actress Mae West * Manager James A. Timony The front page has a six column heading: "Mae West Separates From Manager" with subheads. (see) Photo of Mae West on page 7. Coverage probably only found in publications near Hollywood such as this. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, minor spine wear, generally good.

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:02

$34.00
143841

JEAN HARLOW Hollywood Film Actress & Sex Symbol CIGARETTES Ad 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371615303590

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1932 * Jean Harlow "Blonde Bombshell" * Hollywood "Golden Age" actress * Lucky Strikes cigarettes ad Page 14 has a 15 x 9 inch advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes, promoted by Hollywood actress Jean Harlow. (see) 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-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:11

$37.00
143213

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371598798632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * Surrender of Robert E. Lee's army Subtitled: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces", this 16 page issue is simply filled with military reports, almost entirely on the Civil War at this time. Certainly the most significant content in this issue is an inside page which is entirely taken up with reports concerning the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, with black borders at the top of the page & again near the top of the facing page where the report ends. It contains a great wealth of information, is headed: "The Murder Of The President" and amo... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:16

$578.00
143172

GEORGE M. COHAN Broadway Entertainer Musical Theatre DEATH 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597968444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, November 6, 1942. * Entertainer George M. Cohen death * The 'Man who owned Broadway' * Second Battle of Al Alamein ending The front page has a two column heading: "Death of George M. Cohen Is Mourned on Broadway" with subhead. (see) More on page 8. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day including much on World War II including a nice banner headline on Rommel's defeat in Egypt. Complete in 30 pages, light even toning, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:24

$39.00
143123

MODERN TIMES Charlie Chaplin Film Very 1st Movie REVIEW & Ad 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371595590533

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1936 * Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" * Opening Day in New York City review * Movie - film debut advertisements An inside page has the a review of the "new" film "Modern Times", considered by many as Chaplin;'s greatest film. The two column heading under "The Screen" reads: "Heralding the Return, After an Undue Absence, of Charlie Chaplin in 'Modern Times'" with caricature of Chaplin. (see) Also a one column heading: "CHAPLIN FANS JAM BLOCK AT OPENING" with subheads. (see) The same page also has a opening day advertisements as well. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produce... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2016 14:53

$46.00
143115

SUSAN GLASPELL American Playwright Actress wins Pulitzer Prizes 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371595579034

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1931 * Susan Glaspell - playwright, actress * Margaret Ayer Barnes - novelist * Pulitzer Prize winners for journalism The front page has a one column heading: "TWO PULITZER PRIZES ARE WON BY WOMAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photos of the winners. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription co... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2016 14:37

$34.00
142982

Actress JEAN HARLOW Director Paul Bern Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426705907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, September 6, 1932 * Director Paul Bern suicide death * Actress Jean Harlow Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "INVESTIGATE BERN SUICIDE" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide of Paul Bern, husband of the famous movie actress, Jean Harlow. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, Light toning, generally nice.

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:16

$40.00
142927

ALMA RUBENS American Hollywood Film & Stage Actress DEATH 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371592427628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1931 * Alma Rubens death (1st report) * American film & stage actress * Victim of cocaine abuse Page 23 has a one column heading: "ALMA RUBENS DIES; FORMER FILM STAR" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of American film actress and stage performer, Alma Rubens. She is an early example of someone famous in Hollywood that became addicted to drugs that ruined her career. 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 pre... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:23

$37.00
142874

CHARLIE CHAPLIN "City Lights" Opening Day Film Debut AD & Review 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589750895

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1931 * Silent era comic actor Charlie Chaplin * "City Lights" movie film debut ad & review Page 11 has a one column heading: "CHAPLIN HILARIOUS IN HIS 'CITY LIGHTS'" with subheads. (see) Also on the same page is an advertisement for the opening day debut of this famous movie with charactercher of Chaplin. (see) 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 ... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:22

$37.00
142805

CHARLIE CHAPLIN Returns to London & Mahatma Gandhi - Lord Irwin 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391420215279

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1931 * Actor/comedian Charlie Chaplin * Returns to London, England * Mahatma Gandhi & Lord Irwin * Gandhi-Irwin Pact agreement talks Page 6 has a one column heading: "CHAPLIN BESIEGED BY LONDON CROWDS" with subheads. (see) Page 8 has a one column heading: "IRWIN AND GANDHI IN SURPRISE PARLEY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individua... See More  

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Ends April 29, 2016 15:02

$34.00
142757

SS VIKING Sealing Ship Sealer Horse Islands EXPLOSION Disaster 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391419198536

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1931 * SS Viking sealing ship explosion disaster * Film producer Varick Frissell The front page has a three column headline: "20 KILLED, SCORES HURT, AS SHIP BLOWS UP; MOVIE MEN ON SEALER AMONG MISSING; SIXTY REACH ISLAND OFF NEWFOUNDLAND" with subheads and photo of Varick Frissell. (see) First report coverage on the SS Viking disaster near Horse Islands off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. Lengthy text continues inside with more related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on ver... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:22

$37.00
142696

STRAND THEATRE Brockton Massachusetts FIREMEN Firefighters Deaths 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371586538656

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON POST, March 10, 1941 * Strand Theatre fire disaster * Firemen - firefighters * Brockton, Massachusetts * Early, same day report Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "THEATRE FIRE IN BROCKTON" with subheads. A very early, same day first report on the Strand Theatre fire in Brockton, Massachusetts. So early, the fate of the firefighters were not yet known. Nice to have in a publication close to the disaster, probably the reason for the early report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On March 10, 1941, thirteen Brockton firefighters lost their lives when the roof collapsed as t... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:41

$46.00
142681

CAROLE LANDIS American Film Actress Drug Overdose SUICIDE Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418098190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1948 * Carole Landis suicide death * American Film and stage actress * "The Ping Girl" "The Chest" Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Carole Landis, 29, Is Found Dead With a Suicide Note in Next Room" First report coverage continues on page 13 with photo. Landis dies of an intentional drug overdose. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:21

$45.00
142530

MABEL NORMAND Hollywood Silent Film Comedienne Actress DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413454271

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1930 * Mabel Normand death (1st report) * Silent film comedienne and Actress * Charlie Chaplin & Fatty Arbuckle duo The front page one column headings: "MABEL NORMAND, FILM STAR, DEAD" "The Comedienne Succumbs to Turberculosis in California Sanitarium" and more. (see) Coverage continues inside with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 presen... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 13:54

$47.00
142041

JOHN WILKES BOOTH American Actor Tragedian Theater AD 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567439332

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 29, 1862 * John Wilkes Booth theater ad * Civil War original reporting Near the bottom of page 2 is one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. See the photo for the complete ad which notes: "...Last Night of J. WILKES BOOTH, when by particular and special request, he will appear in his great character of RICHARD..." with just a bit more (see). It's always terrific to find reports of notables in history--both famous and infamous--before they would become more widely known to the world. Although there ... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:15

$67.00
141977

RAYMOND HITCHCOCK Silent Film Movie & Broadway Stage Actor DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391397756098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1929 * Raymond Hitchcock death (1st report) * Silent film & stage actor - Broadway Page 31 has one column headings: "RAYMOND HITCHCOCK DIES IN CALIFORNIA" "Musical Comedy Star, Long Ill, Collapses at His Wife's Side in Automobile" "On Stage Nearly 40 Years" and more with 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 64 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2016 16:20

$42.00
141940

FRANK MORGAN Movie Actor "Wizard of Oz" Characters Fame DEATH 1949 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565302622

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, September 19, 1949 * Actor Frank Morgan death * "Wizard of Oz" title character The front page has a one column headline: "FRANK MORGAN, ACTOR IN MOVIES, DIES AT AGE 59" with subhead and photo. (see) Morgan was best known for playing 5 roles in the "Wizard of Oz" including the wizard himself. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 16:40

$38.00
141804

1st KING KONG - Fay Wray Movie Film REVIEW 1933 New York City Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371562325747

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1933 * Original King Kong movie... 1st movie review This is an extremely significant issue, as page 12 contains the first review of the movie "King Kong", headed: "A Fantastic Film in Which a Monstrous Ape Uses Automobiles for Missiles and Climbs a Skyscraper" with the review taking about about a full column. For any collector of King Kong memorabilia, this would be a cornerstone piece, rarely found today. Nice to have in this famous newspaper and where this movie was first shown to the public. Other news of the day throughout with much on the upcoming 1st inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Thirty-six pages, 3 large cutouts on three unrel... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2016 07:54

$95.00
141767

Actor RUDOLPH VALENTINO & Natacha Rambova Marriage Ruled Invalid 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391392941298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1922 * Rudolph Valentino - The Sheik * Marriage to Natacha Rambova Page 10 has a one column heading: "VALENTINO'S MARRIAGE INVALID, JUDGES SAY" with subhead. (see) He would be arrested arrested for bigamy shortly after this. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning, some margin wear, generally good.

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Ends March 26, 2016 09:54

$33.00
141630

Actor RUDOLPH VALENTINO The Sheik & Natacha Rambova DIVORCE Split 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371559684230

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, August 20, 1925 * Actor Rudolph Valentino * Natacha =Rambova photo The front page has a two column heading above nice photo of Natacha Rambova: "Valentino and Bride At Parting of Ways" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 24 pages, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 23, 2016 12:36

$34.00
141567

MARILYN MONROE & Joe DiMaggio WEDS Marries Wedding w/ Photo 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371557593033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, February 3, 1954 * Marilyn Monroe * Joe DiMaggio * Get married This famous sporting publication is loaded with news and photos in the World of sports of the day. Page 11 has a banner heading: "Cupid Tags Many Players and Actresses" with subheads and photos of some of the more famous marriages between sport's figures and Hollywood elite. Included is the recent marriage between Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe. (see) Nice to have in this title. Rare as such. Complete in 40 pages, archival mend to the front page, a little spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends March 20, 2016 11:20

$56.00
141559

Tony Nathan (Woodlawn movie fame) Alabama Crimson Tide Miami Dolphins 1977 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391388877418

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1977 * Tony Nathan, of "Woodlawn" fame, rushes for two touchdowns and throws for another * Alabama secures the SEC title - setting the stage for a trip to the Sugar Bowl * O.J Simpson & Ken Norton coverage Page 9 of the sports section has: "Alabama Wins, Clinches S.E.C. Title, Bowl Birth", followed by text which includes in part, "Tony Nathan scored two touchdowns on 1-yard plunges and threw a 20-yard touchdown pass as second-ranked Alabama overcame a rash of fumbles to down Louisiana State, 24-3, today and capture its sixth Southeastern Conference championship in seven years." This is the report of Tony Nathan, of Woodlawn fame, who overcame severe racial ob... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2016 10:49

$55.00
141552

ROY ROGERS King of the Cowboys Western Singer/Actor DEATH 1998 Arizona Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391388869704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, July 7, 1998 * Roy Rogers death (1st report) * Singer and cowboy actor * Great to have in a Western-U.S. newspaper The front page has a three column heading: "End of the Trail" with caption: "'King Of Cowboys' Roy Rogers Dies" and photo. More on page 2. Would look great framed. Twenty pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 20, 2016 10:38

$36.00
141551

TOM MIX KILLED Westerns Movie Actor Arizona Car Accident 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371557573522

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1940 * Western actor Tom Mix killed * Arizona car accident Page 19 has one column headings: "Mix's Body Flown West" "Military Rites for Cowboy Will Be Held in Glendale" 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 primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends March 20, 2016 10:37

$39.00
141005

1st ALL BLACK Starters Win NCAA Basketball Title 1966 Texas Western Miners News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391378073968

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, March 20, 1966 * Texas Western Miners upset 4-time NCAA champs Kentucky in NCAA basketball championship * First-ever team with all-black starters to win the title A great newspaper--and from the founding city of the sport of basketball--reporting, quite modestly on the front of the sports page, the upset of four-time NCAA champion Kentucky Wildcats by the Texas Western Miners (as immortalized in the award winning film, Glory Road (2006 ESPY Award for Best Sports Movie). Note also the banner headline on the front page of the sports section announcing: "Brigham Young Tops NYU In NIT Final" with a related celebratory photo (see). While hi... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2016 15:49

$90.00
140767

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542591777

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 29, 1946 * A "Miracle on 34th Street" connection * Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1st report) Page 32 has one column headings: "SUN, SMILES BEAM ON MACY'S PARADE" "2,000,000 Line Streets for 20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Festival of Fun" with photo. (see) 1st report coverage on the 1946 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This was the exact parade that was featured in the 1947 Christmas movie classic, "Miracle on 34th Street". Also within this issue are various store advertisements, including Macy's and Gimbels which was also a focus in the movie as well. Actual footage of this parade was included within the film itself. Other news, sports and advertisements of t... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2016 07:51

$78.00
140250

Very Rare MOVIE PROP Hollywood Golden Age Film w/ Clyde Beebe 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371532315463

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLISSVILLE SUN, Blissville, Maryland, (no date) * Very rare movie prop issue We've all seen newspapers used as props in movies, typically with a headline relating to the plot of the movie. Obviously created exclusively for the production of the movie, they are quite rare and seldom come on the collector's market--particular issues from the "golden age of Hollywood". This issue was created as a prop for the movie "The Man Who Returned to Life" done in 1942 (see hyperlink for more on the motion picture). The bold headline reads: "SLAYER SENTENCED TO DIE ON GALLOWS" which concerns the star character, Clyde Beebe. A four page issue printed on high quality newsprint, water staining to ... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2016 08:03

$338.00
139855

SNOW WHITE Walt Disney Opening Day REVIEW w/ Dopey Illustration 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371521343821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1938 * Snow White and the seven dwarfs * Walt Disney animated cartoon movie * Opening day movie review Page 21 contains a very nice, detailed, and lengthy review of the new animated feature-length movie "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", the very first by Walt Disney. The very favorable review begins: "Sheer fantasy, delightful, gay and altogether captivating, touched the screen yesterday when Walt Disney's long-awaited feature-length cartoon of the Grimm fairy tale, "Show White and the Seven Dwarfs" had its local premiere at the Radio City Music Hall. Let your fears be quieted at once: Mr. Disney and his amazing technical crew have outdone themselves..." wi... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2016 05:45

$145.00
139849

KNICKERBOCKER STORM Theater DC Snow ROOF COLLAPSE Disaster 1922 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353891984

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 31, 1922 * Knickerbocker storm (blizzard) * Washington D.C. theater collapse disaster The front page has a two column headline: "Eight Inquiries Into Theater Crash Begun; Death Toll Cut to 105" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2016 05:31

$30.00
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