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675331

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #675331

March 20, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 20, 1862 



* John Wilkes Booth theater ad

* Civil War original reporting




Page 2 contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of Richard III at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth.  See the photo for the complete ad which notes ... See More  

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675320

Death of actor John Wayne...

Item #675320

June 12, 1979

THE INDIANAPOLIS NEWS, June 12, 1979



* John Wayne death (1st report)

* American film actor




The top of the front page has a few headings concerning the death of John Wayne with photo. (see) Another related photo on page 12. 

Complete 1st section only with pages 1-20, good condition.

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675262

Death of famed comedic actor John Candy...

Item #675262

March 05, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 5, 1994



* John Candy death (1st report)

* Canadian actor - comedian

* Hollywood movie - film comedy

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom of the front page has a heading: "Comic Actor John Candy Dies at Mexico Filming Site" with subhead: "Star of SCTV" and 'Planes, Trains & Automobiles' was 43. He Reportedly Suffered a Heart Attack.&q... See More  

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675111

The first full-fledged Broadway musical...

Item #675111

September 12, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 12, 1866 



* "The Black Crook" opening premiere

* Very first musical theatre performance of the first ever modern day musical!

* Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City




A terrific and  historic issue relating to the first theatrical musical, "The Black Crook".

As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first ... See More  

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674739

Christmas presents in 1910... Paul Longpre...

Item #674739

November 15, 1910

THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, Philadelphia, November 15, 1910   The front cover shows a full page illustration of Poinsettias painted by French born botanical artist Paul Longpre.  This cover has minor dirt around the edges however, it is highly displayable. The inside pages have several colored illustrations and articles of interest including: "The Difference Between "Par... See More  

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674695

Among the Mormons: Lawyers and polygamy...

Item #674695

February 05, 1872

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 5, 1872 



* Mormons - Mormonism & polygamy

* Acting Governor Stephen Allison Mann




Page 7 has: "Utah Territory" "Acting Governor's Message - Lawyers Snubbed in Utah - Polygamy". The full text of the article is seen in the photos.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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674521

Great Western print on the cover...

Item #674521

June 07, 1890

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 7, 1890  The full ftpg. is a great illustration which seems as though it was taken from the Western movie, captioned: "Life in the Mining Regions of the Far West--Selling his Life Dearly." showing a cowboy trying to fend off a group of Indians on horseback.

A fullpg. with 9: "Sketches In A Pool Room" and three full pages with... See More  

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674466

Clint Eastwood elected mayor of Carmel in a L..A. newspaper....

Item #674466

April 09, 1986

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1986



* Clint Eastwood, actor and filmmaker

* Wins election for mayor of Carmel

* Carmel-by-the-Sea, California




The front page has a one column heading: "Eastwood Wins Easy Victory in Carmel Vote" with photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 23 with another related photo. Great to have from the home of the entertainment industry. Rar... See More  

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674428

Opening day premiere of "Backdraft" & "Thelma & Louise", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #674428

May 14, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 24, 1991



* Best "Backdraft" & "Thelma & Louise" film advertisements

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere reviews

* Kurt Russell - Susan Sarandon - Genna Davis




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hits "Backdraft" & "Thelma & Louise", and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leadi... See More  

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674284

Early 1933 King Kong advertisement...

Item #674284

February 28, 1933

NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1933  



* Early newspaper advertisement

* King Kong, the movie for opening day




Page 15 has an advertisement for the movie King King, appearing two days prior to  the movie making it's premiere at Radio City Music Hall. A great addition for any movie memorabilia collection. The advertisement measures 7 by 6 inches.

Great to have this advertisem... See More  

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673863

Vidkun Quisling (Premier of Norway) executed..

Item #673863

October 24, 1945

THE MORNING CALL, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1945  The front page has a 2 column article: "Vidkun Quisling Reported Executed by Firing Squad".  The Premier of Norway during the Nazi invasion was executed for, "...military and civilian treason, murder, manslaughter, embezzlement, larceny, robbery and malfeasance in office." , including, "turning over defense secrets t... See More  

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673815

The Hunchback of Notre Dame" 1939 opening day ad...

Item #673815

December 30, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 30, 1939 



* "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" film

* Opening day movie premiere ad

* Charles Laughton - Maureen O'Hara




Page 9 has a 11 x 5 1/2 inch advertisement for the opening day of the classic film "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" at the Radio City Music Hall. (see)

News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete with all 3... See More  

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673736

Carlos Gardel killed... tango legend...

Item #673736

June 25, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 25, 1935



* Carlos Gardel airplane crash death

* Argentine singer, songwriter & actor

* Tango legend




The front page has a five column heading: "Planes Collide and Burn; 14 Killed" with subhead. Two small related photos are on the back page. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in in great conditi... See More  

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673523

Premiere of "Halloween 5", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #673523

October 13, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 13, 1989



* "Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers"

* Best Grand Opening Day movie advertisement

* Slasher horror film - Donald Pleasence




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the ... See More  

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673522

Premiere of "Halloween 4", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #673522

October 21, 1988

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Calendar section only, October 21, 1988



* "Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers"

* Best Grand Opening Day movie advertisement

* Slasher horror film - Donald Pleasence




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper ... See More  

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672987

Nat Goodwin's death report - famed actor and comedian...

Item #672987

January 31, 1919

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Jan. 31, 1919  The front page has a report headed: "NAT GOODWIN THE FAMOUS COMEDIAN DEAD - Given Chloroform Linament Accidentally by an Attendant and Failed to Stand the Shock". This tells of the tragic death of famed actor and comedian, Nathaniel Goodwin. See images for details.

Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day... See More  

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672943

"A Street Car Named Desire" (pre-debut ad)... Sugar Ray Robinson, Yogi Berra, Joe Louis and others...

Item #672943

September 17, 1951

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 17, 1951 



* Pre-release date ad for "A Street Car Named Desire"

* Sugar Ray Robinson, Yogi Berra, Joe DiMaggio, Allie Reynolds and Joe Louis  




Pg. 17 has: Pre-release date ad for "A Street Car Named Desire" and other great movie ads including "Jim Thorpe".  Pg. 25 has: A picture with Sugar Ray Robinson, Yo... See More  

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672903

Actress Carole Landis suicide...

Item #672903

July 06, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1948



* Carole Landis suicide death

* American Film and stage actress

* "The Ping Girl" "The Chest"



Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Carole Landis, 29, Is Found Dead With a Suicide Note in Next Room" First report coverage continues on page 13 with photo. Landis dies of an intentional drug overdos... See More  

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672816

Review & premiere of "Pulp Fiction", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #672816

October 14, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 14, 1994



* Best "Pulp Fiction" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Quentin Taratino - John Travolta




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Pulp Fiction" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area... See More  

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672592

Death of famed actress Paulette Goddard...

Item #672592

April 24, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 24, 1990



* Paulette Goddard death (1st report)

* Movie - film & Broadway actress

* Charlie Chaplin's leading lady

* Best title to be had ?




The bottom of the ftpg. has small photo of Goddard with heading: "Paulette Goddard Dies" the top of page 30 has a one column heading: "Films' Paulette Goddard; Was Saucy Star of 1930s and '40s&quo... See More  

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672407

Review & premiere of "Red Heat", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #672407

June 17, 1988

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 17, 1988



* Best "Red Heat" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Buddy cop action - Arnold Schwarzenegger




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Red Heat" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's ... See More  

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672338

One of the most dramatic Kennedy assassination issues to be had...

Item #672338

November 22, 1963

CITIZEN-NEWS, Hollywood, California, November 22, 1963 



* Unique JFK assassination issue



See the photos for one of the most dramatic front pages to be had reporting the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Save for the caption to the photo the only word on the front page is in huge, bold letters: MARTYRED !

The remainder of the front page is taken up with a huge, black-bordered... See More  

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672298

SS Viking sealing ship explosion disaster....

Item #672298

March 17, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1931



* SS Viking sealing ship explosion disaster

* Film producer Varick Frissell




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "20 KILLED, SCORES HURT, AS SHIP BLOWS UP; MOVIE MEN ON SEALER AMONG MISSING; SIXTY REACH ISLAND OFF NEWFOUNDLAND" with subheads and photo of Varick Frissell. (see) First report coverage on the SS Viking disaster nea... See More  

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672262

Obituary of Abbey Lincoln... Civil Rights Activist...

Item #672262

August 15, 2010

Los Angeles Times, August 15, 2010



* Abbey Lincoln's obituary

* American Jazz vocalist, songwriter & actress

* Civil Rights Activist 




The top half of pg. A39 has an obituary and death report with the heading: "Jazz singer championed civil rights", which is accompanied by 2 images depicting both her music and acting career. The coverage is quite extensive. See images ... See More  

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672129

Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson: from the city of the fight...

Item #672129

February 06, 1943

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Feb. 6, 1943 



* Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson

* First defeat : from city where it happened




The banner headline on page 14 reports: "18,930 See LaMotta Floor Robinson in Scoring Upset Victory" with subheads: "Defeat Is First for Ray in Career of 130 Bouts" "Bell Saves Sugar from Knockout in Eighth Round; Decision Is Unanimous&qu... See More  

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672102

Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Bobby Jones, Fanny Brice...

Item #672102

September 30, 1926

MID-WEEK PICTORIAL, the "News Of he World In Pictures" published by the New York Times, Sept. 30, 1926  Full ftpg. is a photo of Bobby Jones, runner-up in the American Amateur Golf Championship shaking hands with George Von Elm, the winner.

The doublepage centerfold has a great montage of 20 of the best baseball players of the day, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Waite Hoyt, Roger... See More  

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672026

"The Wizard of Oz" film to be made soon ?....

Item #672026

February 19, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 19, 1938



* "The Wizard of Oz" to be a movie ?

* L. Frank Baum's book up for sale ?

* Shirley Temple to be 'Dorothy' ?




The top of page 19 has a interesting report under: "SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD" with the heading: "'The Wizard of Oz' in Demand Following the Box-Office Success of 'Snow White'" (see) ... See More  

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671862

A Philip Burke caricature of Donald Trump...

Item #671862

December 17, 1991

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, December 17, 1991 



* Donald Trump caricature

* 25 years before presidency




Philip Burke's caricature of Donald Trump is featured on the cover. Known for his depictions of U.S. Presidents, it is nice to have his illustration of Donald Trump long before his presidency. The related article, "TRUMP - BEGINNING OF THE END", begins on the front page ... See More  

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671502

Rare movie prop newspaper...

Item #671502

January 01, 1942

COURIER EXPRESS, (no city), November 4, 1940 



* Very rare movie prop issue



We've all seen newspapers used as props in movies, typically with a headline relating to the plot of the movie. Obviously created exclusively for the production of the movie, they are quite rare and seldom come on the collector's market--particular issues from the "golden age of Hollywood".

I a... See More  

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671479

Introducing "Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs"...

Item #671479

January 14, 1938

NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1938 



* Snow White and the seven dwarfs

* Walt Disney animated cartoon movie

* Opening day movie review




Page 21 contains a very nice, detailed, and lengthy review of the new animated feature-length movie "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", the very first by Walt Disney. The very favorable review begins: "Sheer fantasy, delightful, gay and alto... See More  

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671463

Perhaps the best publication for any baseball collector...

Item #671463

November 28, 1867

THE BALL PLAYERS' CHRONICLE, New York, Nov. 28, 1867 



* Very rare baseball publication

* Henry Chadwick "Father of Baseball"




A very rare & desired title by any baseball collection as this was the first magazine in America devoted primarily to baseball.

Edited by the legendary Henry Chadwick, this paper lasted but 30 issues, from June 6 thru December 26, 1867 before c... See More  

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671457

Revised rules & regulations for baseball in 1867... Brigham Young's Theater...

Item #671457

May 04, 1867

NEW YORK CLIPPER, May 4, 1867  Inside has an interesting article; "Mormon Theatricals" which is a very detailed description of Brigham Young's Theater, plus more.

The same page has over a full column on the; "Rules & Regulations Adopted by the National Association of Base Ball Players". A great & notable report detailing the evolution of the rules for professi... See More  

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671316

"Wizard of Oz" film debut announced....

Item #671316

August 01, 1939

NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1939 



* Wizard of Oz movie debut announcement

* One of the earliest mentions of this famous film ?




Page 17 has a brief, inconspicuous, yet historic announcement in early film history. A small one column heading reads: " 'Wizard of Oz' Set for Capital Aug. 17" with text beginning: "Metro's Technicolor production of "The Wizard of... See More  

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671203

Chauncey Olcott death...

Item #671203

March 19, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1932



* Chauncey Olcott death

* Actor, songwriter & singer




Page 15 has a one column heading: "CHAUNCEY OLCOTT, BALLARD SINGER, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Chauncey Olcott, Irish-American stage actor, songwriter and singer.I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as ... See More  

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671154

Marilyn Monroe has miscarriage in 1958...

Item #671154

December 18, 1958

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Dec. 18, 1958



* Marilyn Monroe has miscarriage - loses baby

* Actress, singer, model and sex symbol




The front page has a one column heading: "Marilyn Loses 2nd Baby" with photo. (see)

Complete with 44 pages, small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, nice condition.... See More  

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670764

Regarding General Butler...

Item #670764

February 14, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 14, 1863 



* General Benjamin 'Beast' Butler in Orleans

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital




Perhaps  the most interesting item is the front page article: "Butler's Rule In New Orleans", "Full Exposure of Butler's Rule--Unparalleled Villainy--How the People Were Fleeced--Reply Of The Citizens to Gene... See More  

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670533

Ruth Elder... Transatlantic flight...

Item #670533

October 13, 1927

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., October 13, 1927



* Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress

* 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman)




The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "RUTH ELDER ALIGHTS ON OCEAN AND IS TAKEN SAFELY ABOARD DUTCH TANKER BARENDRECHT" with subheads and related photo. (see)

Fourteen pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Sho... See More  

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670527

Movie Casablanca wins best picture...

Item #670527

March 03, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1944



* Movie Casablanca wins best picture

* Academy Awards

* Humphrey Bogart - Ingrid Bergman




Page 17 has one column headings that includes: "MOVIE AWARD GOES TO JENNIFER JONES" "Chosen Best Actor of Year---'Casablanca' Takes 'Oscar' as the Top Picture" and more. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this p... See More  

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670521

1927 Laurier Palace Theatre fire

Item #670521

January 10, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1927



* Laurier Palace Theatre fire

* Montreal Canada

* Children disaster




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "77 CHILDREN DIE IN TEN-MINUTE PANIC AS FIRE STARTS IN MONTREAL THEATRE; ALL SUFFOCATED IN JAM ON STAIRWAY" with many subheads and list of the dead. Lengthy first report coverage.

Other news, sports and advertisements of ... See More  

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670513

Review & premiere of "Twilight", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #670513

November 21, 2008

LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 21, 2008



* Best "Twilight" movie advertisement

* Grand Opening Day premiere & review

* Romantic fantasy film - Kristen Stewart




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Twilight" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area... See More  

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670444

Allen Ginsberg and Dustin Hoffman...

Item #670444

May 26, 1966

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, May 26, 1966 



* Allen Ginsberg - Beat Generation poet & more

* Very early actor Dustin Hoffman before known




A great issue of this famous counter-culture newspaper as the front page features an article with photo of: "Allen Ginsberg: Hustler for Life".

It is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper... See More  

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670408

Famed Polish pianist Paderewski...

Item #670408

February 29, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Feb. 29,1908  Page 2 contains a rather large report on a coming concert of Ignace Paderewski, headed: "World's Greatest Pianist Comes to the Garrick Next Friday".

The large photograph of him is captioned: "World's Famous Pianist Who Will Give a recital at the Garrick Theater Next Friday Night", with an article as well.

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670381

1928 Comedian Actress Nora Bayes death...

Item #670381

March 20, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1928



* Nora Bayes death w/ photo

* American singer & comedian actress




The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "NORA BAYES DIES AFTER OPERATION" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Nora Bayes, American singer, comedian and actress.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light t... See More  

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670093

Review & premiere of "Independence Day", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #670093

July 02, 1996

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 2, 1996



* Best "Independence Day" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Science fiction action - extraterrestrial race




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Independence Day" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the ... See More  

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670001

Star Wars "The Empire Strikes Back" opening...

Item #670001

October 21, 1979

CALENDAR SECTION (Sundays) only of the Los Angeles Times, May 18, 1980



* The Empire Strikes Back - Star Wars: Episode V

* Pre-opening day review and advertisement

* From the capital of the entertainment industry




The top of the front page of this section has a heading: "IN THE 'STAR WARS' SAGA, 'EMPIRE' STRIKES FORWARD" which is a pre-opening day review for this bl... See More  

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669997

1935 Marx Brothers opening day movie ad...

Item #669997

December 05, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1935



* "A Night at the Opera" in NYC

* Opening day movie advertisement (eve)

* Groucho - Chico - Harpo

* Marx Brothers



Page 31 has a 9 x 6 inch movie advertisement for the opening day (eve) of "A Night at the Opera" in New York City starring the Marx Brothers. (see images)

News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 52... See More  

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669346

Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle murder charge...

Item #669346

September 17, 1921

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, September 17, 1921



* Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle

* Hollywood comedian actor

* Virginia Rappe murder indictment




The top of the front page has one column heading: "FATTY ARBUCKLE COMES TO COURT" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning along central fold, minor wear at the margi... See More  

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668515

Death of William Butler Yeates... First movie reivew of "Son of Frankenstein"...

Item #668515

January 30, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1939



* William Butler Yeats death (1st report)

* Irish poet and playwright

* "Son of Frankenstein" 1st movie review




Page 13 has one column headings that include: "W. B. YEATS DEAD; FAMOUS IRISH POET"; "Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923 Is Stricken in France" and more with photo of Yeats. First report coverage on t... See More  

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668511

Premiere of "Office Space", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #668511

February 19, 1999

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 19, 1999



* Best "Office Space" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere

* Cult classic - Peter Gibbons - Lumbergh




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Office Space" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's ... See More  

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$68.00
668452

Glen Cinema fire disaster in Scotland...

Item #668452

January 01, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 1, 1930



* Glen Cinema disaster - fire

* Human panic stampede

* Paisley, Scotland




The front page has a one column heading: "69 CHILDREN DIE AS PANIC ENDS HOLIDAY MOVIE" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, rag edition, some residue and a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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$42.00
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