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1938 Jackie Coogan automobile accident...



Item # 655659

May 5, 1935

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, May 5, 1935

* Jackie Coogan automobile accident
* Hollywood child actor star
* Uncle Fester - The Addams Family fame


The front page has a nice banner headline: "4 DIE; JACKIE COOGAN HURT" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 3 with 2 related photos.
Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

wikipedia notes: In 1935, 20-year-old Coogan was the sole survivor of a car crash in eastern San Diego County that killed his father; his best friend, 19-year-old actor Junior Durkin; their ranch foreman, Charles Jones; and actor and writer Robert J. Horner. The party was returning from a day of dove hunting over the border in Mexico in early May. With his father at the wheel, the car was forced off the mountain highway near Pine Valley by an oncoming vehicle and rolled down an embankment.

Category: The 20th Century

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