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Actress Allyn King's suicide leap...



Item # 618606

March 31, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1930

* Allyn S. King
* Stage & film actress
* Suicide death


Page 12 has one column headings: "MISS KING, ACTRESS DIES AFTER LEAP" "Former Ziegfeld Star, Made Ill by Dieting, Succumbs as She Was Believed Recovering" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.


wikipedia notes: Allyn S. King (February 1, 1899 – March 31, 1930) was an American stage and film actress and singer who began her career in vaudeville, and later as a Ziegfeld Follies performer. King's 1930 suicide was the end result of her long struggle to satisfy the demands put on her by directors and producers to remain abnormally slim.

Category: The 20th Century

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