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W.C. Fields death in 1946....

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December 26, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 26, 1946.
* William Claude Dukenfield
* W. C. Fields death (1st report)
* Actor - Comedian

Page 25 has one column headings that include: "W.C. FIELDS, 66, DIES; FAMED AS COMEDIAN" "Mimicry Star of the Films Since 1924 Got Start as a $5-a-Week Juggler"
and more with photo of Fields. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
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. Light foxing at the margins, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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