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Actor Ernest Torrence death....
Item # 636339
May 16, 1933
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1933
* Ernest Torrence death
* Scottish character actor
* Hollywood movie villain
The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "ERNEST TORRANCE, FILM ACTOR, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Scottish film character actor, Ernest Torrence. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century