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649249

America at war: The Great War Collection...

Item #649249
THE GREAT WAR COLLECTION (11 issues) - A great opportunity for an instant collection encompassing every American war. You get eleven original/authentic publications (at least 10 being newspapers), one each for:



French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and the Gulf War.



The earlie... See More  

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$195.00
681956

East River Bridge, New York... American Waltham watch factory...

Item #681956

July 26, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 26, 1902 



* World's Largest Watch

* Williamsburg Bridge construction

* East River - Brooklyn - NYC






Page 54 has the headline: "The Largest Watch in the World", and "At the American Waltham watch factory, the largest watch ever designed was recently completed".

The front page has: "Present Condition of th... See More  

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$48.00
649268

Rare and early stock market title...

Item #649268

January 01, 1903

WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, 1903  This interesting & quite rare newspaper is subtitled: "A Daily Journal Devoted to Financial Interests", from over a century ago. This newspaper has a wealth of early stock market reporting & would be a great companion newspaper for any modern report on the stock market.

Four pages, 10 by 13 1/2 inches, re-joined at the spine, nice con... See More  

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$29.00
676409

Territorial Oklahoma...

Item #676409

February 06, 1903

THE RECORD, Moore, Oklahoma, Feb. 6, 1903 



* Pre-statehood



This is actually a "territorial" newspaper, as Oklahoma did not become a state until 1907, one of only 3 of the contiguous 48 to join the union in the 20th century (New Mexico & Arizona the other two).

A volume 1 issue of a paper which apparently only lasted a year, with no institutional holdings outside of Oklaho... See More  

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$48.00
675430

The steel industry in 1903... The school ship "Young America"...

Item #675430

December 12, 1903

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 12, 1903  The color cover has: "IRON AND STEEL," which is followed by multiple pages of articles and photos describing various aspects of the iron industry at the turn of the century.

Another article and large photo has: "THE FLOATING SCHOOLSHIP 'YOUNG AMERICA' ". The inside cover has a nice ad for Oldsmobile.

The complete issu... See More  

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$51.00
678530

Dramatic issue on the San Francisco earthquake...

Item #678530

April 18, 1906

OAKLAND HERALD--3:30 Edition, April 18, 1906 



* 1906 San Francisco earthquake

* Early 1st report on same day it happened




A quite rare newspaper, as not only is this not the more famous (and more common) San Francisco CALL-CHRONICLE-EXAMINER newspaper of April 19 but it is a day earlier yet equally as dramatic. Remember that Oakland is just across the bay from San Francisco.

The bold, ... See More  

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$680.00
681844

"In The Beginning God!", by Bishop Robert McIntyre...

Item #681844

September 14, 1908

THE OMAHA BEE, Nebraska, Sept. 14, 1908  Page 5 has a bulleted summary of Bishop Robert McIntyre's sermon: "GOD IN BEGINNING EXPLAINS", with subheading: "Bishop... Says Four Words Opens All Mysteries", followed by excerpts from this notable Methodist-Episcopal Bishop and popular Chautauqua speaker. See images for details.

The front page includes a large cartoon p... See More  

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$55.00
678744

The Titanic sinks...

Item #678744

April 16, 1912

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 16, 1912



* Great RMS Titanic sinking issue for display



The banner headline announces: "FIFTEEN HUNDRED LIVES LOST WHEN TITANIC PLUNGES HEADLONG INTO DEPTHS OF THE SEA". The front page also has a print headed: "The Annihilated Leviathan" showing the Titanic. Plus there is a very nice & large cross-section print of the Titanic.

There are ad... See More  

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$2,875.00
646999

Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #646999
THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, 1913  As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on  horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the Thoroughbred Record Company".

The ftpg. has a horse racing-related photo with a great wealth of text inside on the horse racing. Many horse racing advertisements as well.

Complete in 1... See More  

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$28.00
649251

A record of the construction of the Panama Canal...

Item #649251

January 01, 1914

CANAL RECORD, Ancon, Canal Zone, 1914  This small-size periodical from the Isthmus of Panama is an interesting  newspaper published by the "Isthmian Canal Commission", given free of charge to employees of the Commission & the Panama Railroad Company. It lasted for several years documenting the construction of the Panama Canal, considered one of the finest engineering achiev... See More  

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$21.00
649215

Inventions, patents, and more... From the early 1900's...

Item #649215
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York  A lot of ten issues from 1900 - 1915. Not a "supplement" of the regular issue, but rather a separate stand-alone title which got its start to report on the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Nice condition with a wealth of illustrations and photos throughout.

Item from Catalog 313 (released for December, 2021)...

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$32.00
674862

Graphic issue on the sinking of the Lusitania...

Item #674862

May 07, 1915

THE ROCK ISLAND DAILY UNION, Illinois, May 7, 1915 



* RMS Lusitania torpedoed and sunk

* Nice headline and photo for display




A very nice & graphic first report of the sinking of the Lusitania, with a 2-line banner headline: "Giant Liner Lusitania of Cunard Line is Sunk in the Irish Sea by Either Torpedo or Infernal Machine". Also a rather large photo headed: "Cunard ... See More  

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$330.00
649248

By and for brewery and soft drink workers...

Item #649248
BREWERY & SOFT DRINK WORKERS' JOURNAL, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1918  An interesting folio size newspaper for members of the: "International Union of United Brewery & Soft Drink Workers" from just a year before Prohibition. Two of the inside pages are in German. An interesting newspaper for display in a home bar, etc.

Four pages, lightly toned, some minor margin tears, small b... See More  

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$29.00
681398

Indictments for the "Black Sox" World Series scandal...

Item #681398

March 26, 1921

THE NORWICH SUN, Norwich, New York, March 26, 1921 



* Chicago Black Sox World Series scandal

* Indictments against players




The top of the ftpg. has a two line, 2 column head: "144 Indictments Are Returned Against White Sox Players" concerning the throwing of the 1919 Baseball World Series by the Chicago White Sox, known as the "Black Sox" scandal. See the photos for... See More  

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$62.00
676407

Rare Jewish newspaper from New York... Albert Einstein?

Item #676407

May 17, 1929

THE JEWISH AMERICAN WOMEN'S MAGAZINE & GAZETTE, New York, May 17, 1929



* Rare Jewish New York City issue

* Judaica - Jews




Noted in the masthead is: "A National Jewish Weekly Devoted to the Home, Art and Literature."

This is a quite scarce newspaper printed entirely in the Hebrew language, and typical of Hebrew publications it is bound on the right with the pages turned fr... See More  

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$59.00
682716

Collection of eight diaries from the "Roaring 20's"...

Item #682716

January 01, 1930

Eight diaries for the consecutive years 1930 thru 1939, lacking 1932 & 1937. These were essentially appointment diaries for an attorney although there are many personal & other notations as well, including much on daily weather conditions. There are entries for almost every day for each year noted. Included are various receipts, bills, etc.. See images for a sampling of what may be found.

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$60.00
682143

Shirly Temple set her handprints outside Grauman's Theater...

Item #682143

March 22, 1935

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Rotogravure Picture Section, March 22, 1935



* Shirly Temple handprints at Grauman's Chinese Theater



The front page of the Rotogravure Supplement has various images, but the most desirable is the one showing a young Shirley Temple forming her hand prints in the cement in the court of Grauman's Theater.

This section is complete in 4 pages (2 leaves), is very f... See More  

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$40.00
679880

Notable cartoon on the plight of Jewish refugees...

Item #679880

July 03, 1938

NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1938 



* Jewish refugees political cartoon

* Escaping Adolph Hitler & Nazi Germany




The top of an inside page (E-3) has a very notable political cartoon concerning the plight of Jewish refugees trying to flee Nazi Germany, notable enough that it is a feature display in the National Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.

This cartoon was created in anticipation... See More  

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$345.00
675124

SS Athenia torpedoed... America stays out of World War II...

Item #675124

September 04, 1939

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Sept. 4, 1939 



* SS Athenia sinking (1st report)

* 1st British ship sunk by Germany

* World War II at the beginning

* Britain and France entering the war




The front page banner headline announces: "SHIP IS TORPEDOED" with subheads: "Declare War On Nazis" "Britain & France Put Mighty Forces Into Action When Hitler Spu... See More  

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$40.00
636874

Collection of English language Nazi newspapers...

Item #636874
(10) WORLD WAR II: "The Star" and "Evening Press" newspapers from Guernsey in the Channel Islands. Ten issues of a bona-fide Nazi newspaper published in English for the residents of this English Channel island during the Nazi occupation.  All issues date from 1940 thru early 1945.  The images shown are representative of what you will receive.

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$75.00
649270

50 issues with World War II content...

Item #649270
(50) WORLD WAR II -- A lot of fifty issues each with front page war headlines. Folio-size; nice for resale or for someone wishing to begin a collection.  The issues may have edge tears and/or a rough left spine, but they are nice for framing and do not have loss of text.

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$140.00
649240

A World War II newspaper from the Navy Yard...

Item #649240

January 01, 1944

BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944  A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.

Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More  

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$9.00
674821

The D-Day invasion...

Item #674821

June 06, 1944

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 6, 1944 



* D-Day invasion of France (1st report)

* World War II German defense




A large & bold banner headline reports the advance of troops on D-Day: "INVADERS PUSH 9 MILES INLAND" with related subheads: "2 Beachheads Won; Battle on for Cain; 11,000 Planes, 4000 Ships Hit France".

The complete issue, good condition save for a piece... See More  

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$62.00
682700

Release of Walt Disney's "The Three Caballeros"... U.S. prohibition leader dies..

Item #682700

February 03, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3 & 5, 1945, along with the  MINNIAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE's Picture Section, January 28, 1945



* Walt Disney's ~ The Three Caballeros

William E. Johnson's death



This 2 issue set (with bonus Picture Section) covers the historic release of the 1st movie to merge animation and live action.  Walt Disney's The Three Caballeros starre... See More  

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$175.00
678839

V-E Day is official...

Item #678839

May 08, 1945

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, May 8, 1945



* Germany Surrenders

* V-E day - Nazis quit




 The banner headline announces: "V-E DAY IS OFFICIAL TODAY" and also: "Truman, Churchill, Stalin, de Gaulle Will Broadcast Victory Manifestoes" with various subheads, including: "Nazis to Sign Final Pact This Morning". There is also a related photo.

The complete first section (o... See More  

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$52.00
678943

Air battle continues after the Japanese surrender...

Item #678943

August 17, 1945

LOS ANGELES HERALD EXPRESS, August 17, 1945



* Takijirō Ōnishi suicide death

* "Father of the kamikaze attacks"




In a rather rare war-related headline some 3 days after the surrender of Japan essentially ending the war, the banner head above the masthead announces: "JAPS BATTLE YANK PLAINES OVER TOKIO" plus; "Jap Kamikaze Corps Chief Takes Own Life" with other re... See More  

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$33.00
675423

Military camp newspaper from the South Pacific...

Item #675423

October 01, 1945

RIMBA POST, Biak, Netherlands East Antilles, Oct. 1, 1945 



* Rare military title from a remote island



Biak is a small island located just northwest of New Guinea.  During World War II it was a strategic airfield of the Japanese Army serving as a base for operations in the Pacific theater. American forces eventually captured the island during the Battle of Biak in June of 1944. Th... See More  

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$34.00
649247

Military newspaper printed in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #649247

October 06, 1945

GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", Oct. 6, 1945  On November 19, 1942, Australian and U.S. troops fighting Japanese invaders in the New Guinea jungle read the first issue of "Guinea Gold", a unique four-page Australian army newspaper which day after day thereafter published a record number of world scoops. It was able to do so because U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, Sup
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$22.00
668267

"Afro Magazine" for the African-American community...

Item #668267

April 08, 1947

AFRO MAGAZINE, Washington, D.C., April 8, 1947 



* Rare publication



An eight page tabloid insert, obviously from one of the Washington, D.C., newspapers.

As the title suggests, the content is almost entirely by and for African-Americans. Many photos as well including one of Larry Doby and his wife, a star of the Negro Leagues planing for the Newark Eagles.

A bit close-trimmed at the bo... See More  

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$87.00
679734

Supreme Court outlaws school prayer...

Item #679734

June 26, 1962

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 26, 1962



* School prayer deemed unconstitutional 

* Engel v. Vitale Supreme Court decision 

* Separation of church and state 




The front page has a four column heading: "High Court Ruling May Doom School Religious Observances" with caption: "Prayer Recitation Unconstitutional" Historic first report coverage on th... See More  

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$67.00
649230

John F. Kennedy assassinated...

Item #649230

November 22, 1963

ORLANDO EVENING STAR--EXTRA, Florida, November 22, 1963  Certainly to go down in history as one of the more memorable events of the 20th century, this newspaper has a bold banner headline proclaiming the tragedy: "PRESIDENT SLAIN" with the subhead reading: "Suspect Seized After Cop Shot".

All the text on the ftpg. deals with the Kennedy assassination & also includes a... See More  

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$39.00
649283

Two of the best Kennedy assassination issues to be had...

Item #649283

November 23, 1963

Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas.

Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price.



You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable ne... See More  

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$240.00
649296

One of the best Kennedy assassination newspapers to be had...

Item #649296

November 23, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963  A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened.

The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smal
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$200.00
649295

Dallas newspaper on the shooting of Oswald...

Item #649295

November 25, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Dallas, Texas, November 25, 1963  Terrific and most unusual issue, as the entire front page--save for the banner headline: "Night Club Man Kills Oswald -- John F. Kennedy's Body Borne to Capitol" is taken up with a huge photo showing Jack Ruby thrusting his pistol forward in the direction of Oswald and others, a split second before Oswald was shot.

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$68.00
681886

God is Dead Debate...

Item #681886

January 09, 1966

NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1966  Page E-7 has the noteworthy article: "'God is Dead' Debate Widens", written by John Cogley, which tells of the "God is Dead Movement" espoused by theologian, Dr. Thomas Altizer, of Emory University. Included is a cartoon reprinted from Christianity Today. It is interesting to note this article was printed a few month's prior to ... See More  

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$75.00
681885

Creator of Time, Fortune, Life and Sports Illustrated magazines dies..

Item #681885

March 01, 1967

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Michigan, March 1, 1967



* Henry R. Luce's death report

* Time, Fortune, Life, Sports Illustrated, and more




Page 18 has: "Many Praise Famed Career Of Henry Luce", with subheading: "President, Senators Express Regret on Publisher's Death". 



Other news of the day is found throughout. A few small binding holes along the spine, but othe... See More  

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$48.00
562757

Death of Beatle John Lennon, in a Liverpool newspaper...

Item #562757

December 09, 1980

LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980  Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper.

To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F... See More  

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$125.00
679754

Rare pair with the parody issue for Al Neuharth's birthday...

Item #679754

March 22, 1983

USA TODAY, March 22, 1983  A fascinating--and quite rare--pair of issues of this date, the first being the "regular" edition sold nationwide, and the other being a parody edition in honor of the newspaper's founder, Al Neuharth.

The later edition is the same as the regular save for the front page. Every item on the front page is a spoof relating to Neuharth. A very limited-run ... See More  

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$78.00
649286

War on Iraq begins... In a military newspaper...

Item #649286

January 17, 1991

THE STARS AND STRIPES--EXTRA, "Authorized Unofficial Publication for the U.S. Armed Forces", Jan. 17, 1991  The bold banner headline proclaims: "WAR ERUPTS" and beneath which is: "Air Armada Hammers Iraq" with further text. The bottom half of the ftpg. is a photo of an F-15 Eagle being refueled in Saudi Arabia.

This newspaper announces the beginning of the war o... See More  

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$25.00
649307

Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's record...

Item #649307

September 07, 1995

THE SUN, Baltimore, September 7, 1995  A very historic issue for the baseball collector, being the Baltimore newspaper reporting Cal Ripken's 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's record which stood for 56 years. Great headlines and photos of Ripken appear on both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section.

The issue is believed to be complete in multiple section... See More  

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$28.00
649220

Mark McGwire sets home run record...

Item #649220

September 08, 1998

THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998  This "Stadium Extra Edition" reports Mark McGwire's breaking of Roger Maris' single season home run record. This issue is unique and quite difficult to find as it was only available at the stadium. Great to have this report in a St. Louis paper.

Complete in 20 pages, nice condition, some typical ink smudging (... See More  

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$18.00
649306

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #649306

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998  See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning.

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$16.00
649302

Cal Ripken Jr. ends the streak at 2,632...

Item #649302

September 21, 1998

THE SUN, Baltimore, September 21, 1998  This 52 page newspaper contains the report of Cal Ripken Jr. ending his famous streak of consecutive games played. The front page headline reads: "2,632 - Ripken Ends The Streak", and includes his response: "I thought about it and decided let's end it in the same place it started. In my home state. In front of the best fans in the wor... See More  

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$24.00
649261

Smallest newspaper in the world...

Item #649261

January 01, 2003

VOSSA SENHORIA, Divinopolis, Brazil, 2003  A fascinating curiosity as this is the smallest newspaper in the world (as recognized by Guinness Book of Records). This monthly newspaper started in 1935 as a solution for creating a quality low-cost newspaper. Mostly in Portuguese, and containing 24 pages. Each issue is different so the issue you receive may differ from what is seen in the photo, b... See More  

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$48.00
679068

"Skeleton Key" & "The Duke's of Hazard" ads...

Item #679068

August 16, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 16, 2005  The Calendar section includes several popular movie advertisements for the month. These include an opening week ad for "SKELETON KEY" and a second week ad for "THE DUKE'S OF HAZARD". Additionally, there are ads for "WEDDING CRASHERS", "BAD NEWS BEARS, and "SKY HIGH". 

All major sections are pr... See More  

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$35.00
682703

Pirates of the Caribbean... Miami Vice movie...

Item #682703

July 27, 2006

LOS ANGELES TIMES, CA, July 27, 2006 



* Disneyland upgrades Pirates of the Caribbean as part of Dead Man's Chest release.

* Miami Vice the movie opening week ad and review.




Much coverage in the Weekend Section of the 3rd movie in the Pirates in the Caribbean saga which was released to coincide with Disneyland's 50th Anniversary.

Additionally, there are several movie advertisem... See More  

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$80.00
681692

Pre-release: "The Black Dahlia"... Disneyland's 50th Anniversary...

Item #681692

September 07, 2006

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 7, 2006  

 

* Black Dahlia - pre-premiere advertisement

* Disneyland 50th Anniversary




The back page of the Calendar section has a full page ad for Disneyland's 50th Birthday. Page 2 has a 4x8 inch ad for "The Black Dahlia", eight days prior to its premier. There is no more desirable issue for Hollywood movie ads or Los Angeles entert... See More  

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$48.00
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