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Miracle on 34th Street... Macy's Thanksgiving parade...
Item # 628545
November 29, 1946
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 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.
Category: The 20th Century