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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
146587

WALT DISNEY Business Magnate Mickey Mouse & Disneyland Fame DEATH 1966 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371697057675

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 16, 1966 * Walt Disney death * Business magnate In the bottom half of the front page is a report headed: "Walt Disney, 65, Dies on Coast; Funded an Empire on a Mouse" which includes a photo of him and a drawing of Mickey Mouse. The article carries over to page 40 where there is much more including illustrations of several of his successful characters. Also an article: "The Dream Merchant" "Disney, the Fantasist of Our Times, Was Both Cinema Artist & Tycoon" Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 94 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 28, 2016 14:17

$165.00
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
146429

CHAUNCEY OLCOTT Irish-American Actor Songwriter Singer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516933978

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1932 * Chauncey Olcott death * Actor, songwriter & singer Page 15 has a one column heading: "CHAUNCEY OLCOTT, BALLARD SINGER, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Chauncey Olcott, Irish-American stage actor, songwriter and singer.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, Light toning at the margins, generally in nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2016 15:08

$37.00
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
145661

1ST TELEVISION DRAMA General Electric Broadcast Test Schenectady 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371667618346

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON HERALD, September 12, 1928 * 1st ever television drama broadcast * "The Queen Messenger" * Schenectady, New York "WRGB" The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PLAY IS BROADCAST BY VOICE AND ACTING IN RADIO-TELEVISION" with subheads. (see) Article continues inside with related photo. (see) 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 editions. Nice condition.

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Ends July 27, 2016 15:12

$38.00
145660

LOU COSTELLO & Bud Abbott Comedy Duo Comedian Actor DEATH 1959 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371667617846

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, March 4, 1959 * Comedian actor Lou Costello death * Bud Abbott duo Page 2 has a two column heading: "Second Heart Attack Fatal To Funnyman Lou Costello" with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, some binding holes along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends July 27, 2016 15:11

$49.00
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
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
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
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
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
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