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Movies, Film & Theater

Actors, actresses, Hollywood, Broadway, and more...<br /> The listings below are just a sampling of newspaper reporting regarding film and theater.&nbsp; If you don&#39;t find your favorite person or event, use our search engine to search for them by name.<br /> Note: Some newspapers shown are of significant events upon which future movies and/or plays were based.
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172304

City of Rome & German Stadt Theatre (NY) prints...

Item #172304

October 22, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1859 The front 1/2 page illustration of "The New York German Stadt Theatre on Sunday Evening." Inside is a 1/2 page illustration of a "Flag Officer Tattnall, U.S.N." Doublepage centerfold map of "The City of Rome." A 3/4 page illustration of "Brunel". This also has a continuation of "A Tale of Two Cities" ... See More  

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172242

First use of insanity plea... Nellie Bly...

Item #172242

March 19, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1859  The front page shows: 'Hon. Daniel E. Sickles in Prison at Washington', who was the first person to plead temporary insanity in a murder case. He would be acquitted. There is a related article on page 2 titled: "The Washington Tragedy".

Also of significance is the 2 1/2 page article with ten illustrations titled "A Visit T... See More  

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172182

Atlantic Telegraph... Cyrus W. Field...

Item #172182

August 21, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1858  The front page features a full illustration of "Cyrus W. Field, Esq." with an article on him inside.

Also inside: "The Telegraph Enterprise - Morse and Hudson" which features a half page illustration" "Laying the Cable in Mid-Ocean" with five related illustrations. Two other nearly half page illustrations on l... See More  

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172180

Atlantic Telegraph... Cricket...

Item #172180

August 14, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1858  The front page features an article and half page illustration of "The Atlantic Telegraph" (England, United States). Inside half page map of "The Gulf of Petielle." Also two illustrations of boats including "The Pei-Ho Forts" and "Victoria, Vancouver's Island." The Great Cricket Match at Hoboken" i... See More  

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172172

Rev. Henry Ward Beecher...

Item #172172

July 17, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1858  A front page illustration and article 'Rev. Henry Ward Beecher'. An article "The Boat and The Train" features two half page illustrations: 'Going On Board' and 'Waiting for the Train'. 'The Late Eruption of Vesuvius' features a half page illustration of the same plus a smaller illustration "A Crater i... See More  

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172148

Senator Hale, of New Hampshire... War in Utah...

Item #172148

April 24, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1858  The front page shows: 'Senator Hale, of New Hampshire' with an accompanying large illustration. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features two illustrations. 'The Island Prison of the King of Delhi" also features three illustrations. Terrific and very displayable full page: 'An Army Train Crossing the Plains'. Two hal... See More  

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172100

Charles Dickens... Rev. Spugeon...

Item #172100

November 14, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1857  Front half page illustration of "The Sovereigns at the Theatre at Stuttgardt" with an accompanying article.

Inside contains two large illustrations of "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon" and "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon Preaching to Thirty Thousand People at the Crystal Palace, England." Also inside, two illustration... See More  

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172090

Financial panic on Wall Street... Brigham Young...

Item #172090

October 10, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1857  Front page features an article: "A Panic in Wall Street" plus a cartoonish illustration captioned: "The Panic in Wall Street". 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features two scenes in Damascus. 'The Woman-Artist' article also features a small illustration of 'Madame Rosa Bonheur' as well as 'A Rough S... See More  

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172064

Brigham Young... San Francisco... Mormon Temple...

Item #172064

July 11, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 11, 1857  Front page shows: "Camp of the Pilgrims to the Jordan" and a half page: "Valley of the Jordan and Dead Sea" with a related article: "Travel Notes in Bible Lands". Small print of: "John P. Durbin, D.D." Nice two-thirds page print: "The City of San Francisco, California".

Nice article: "Salt La... See More  

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172018

Dr. Livingstone... William Walker...

Item #172018

January 31, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1857  Early from the first year (issue #5) with relatively few illustrations, but including a nice one of; "Dr. Livingstone, the African Explorer". Also is an article "Walker and Nicaragua".  A few scenes from Russia. "More Insanity" showing several cures.

Complete in 16 pages, in very good condition (as shown), an... See More  

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Note: Most authentic Harper's Weekly issues come from bound volumes, and those dated in January and December often have more wear-and-tear than those from February through November - especially the first and last issues of each year. This reality is reflected in the price shown.

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161491

Item #161491

January 01, 1928

PUBLIX OPINION, New York, New York, 1928. An interesting newspaper for the motion picture industry, published by the "Publix Theatres Corporation". Much content regarding the movie world during this fascinating time of the "Roaring Twenties", and which "talkies" were just beginning to be shown. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will ha... See More  

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161486

Movie News!

Item #161486

January 01, 1956

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, NY, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background eventsof the motion picture world. Some television news as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific content nor be of this specific date-but will have the format as shown. Six pag... See More  

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161123

Item #161123

May 14, 1961

SUNDAY PICTORIAL Magazine from The Detroit News Newspaper dated may 14, 1961. This 40 page magazine contains a color cover of Debbie Reynolds with caption: "Hollywood's Comeback Queen: Debbie Reynolds" Related items on the inside pages. This issue is in nice condition.

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160589

Item #160589

November 14, 1962

THE DETROIT NEWS, Nov. 14, 1962 Ftpg. 3 line, 1 col. head: "Film Ducks Race Issue, Star Says" re. Diahann Carroll talks about a film that cast an Asian actress to star in the movie version of the Broadway musical "No Strings" which had a love affair between a white man & a black woman. Talk about the lack of roles for black actresses too. One col. photo of Carroll above the heads. Binding holes at... See More  

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160318

Item #160318

December 27, 1936

SCREEN & RADIO WEEKLY, from the DETROIT FREE PRESS, dated Dec. 27, 1936. The photo below shows the cover featuring Greta Garbo and Robert Taylor from the movie "Camille" as described in the caption. You get the complete issue! Browned a bit at the top and the spine, otherwise in good condition. Note: Glare and discoloring due to the photography. Image is clean and color is generally sharp.

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153700

Theatre ad for Edwin Booth...

Item #153700

March 15, 1866

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 15, 1866  On pg. 3 in the Amusements section is a listing for a performance of Richelieu at the Winter Garden theatre starring Edwin Booth in the lead role. Also mention that Booth will perform in a Grand Hamlet Matinee at a future date.

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153038

Publisher with an interesting life...

Item #153038
 THE ANTIGALLICAN MONITOR, London, 1811  Published by Lewis Goldsmith, an Anglo-French publicist of Portuguese-Jewish extraction. Previous to publishing this newspaper he spend much time in France acting as a "secret agent" to Napoleon, including efforts to kidnap King Louis XVIII. Goldsmith returned to England in 1809 & was at first he arrested and imprisoned, but soon was... See More  

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150424

Baseball... Playing against a traveling theater...

Item #150424

April 18, 1871

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 18, 1871 The frontpage of the issue features a report of "Baseball -- Eckfords vs. Tony Pastors" being a short report and box score. This was not a typical baseball game as Tony Pastors was actually a Traveling Theater, much like vaudeville. This also gives an interesting description of each team's uniforms.

Complete in eight pages and is in very nice conditi... See More  

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