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Death of child actress Heather O'Rourke, in a Los A ngeles newspaper...

Item #689500

February 02, 1988


* Heather O'Rourke death (1st report)

* American child TV & movie actress

* Steven Spielberg's "Poltergeist" fame

* Best title to be had ?

Near the bottom of the front page is a three column heading: "Heather O'Rourke, 'Poltergeist' Child Star, Dies" with photo. (See) Great to have this report in a newsp... See More  

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The Historic "Gary Convention" of 1972... A Black Political Party is born (?)...

Item #689319

March 12, 1972

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, March 12, 1972  The cover has a: "Black-party note spurs demands at convention", which includes two large photos, one of Rev. Jesse Jackson, and the other of the keynote speaker, Richard Hatcher, the mayor of Gary, Indiana. The article continues on page 20 which is full comprised of coverage of this historic conference. Nice to have from the largest major city new... See More  

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1931 Cimarron opening day (eve) advertisement...

Item #689280

February 05, 1931


* Cimarron opening day (eve) advertisement

* pre-Code epic Western film - movie

* First to win Academy Award for Best Picture

* Richard Dix and Irene Dunne

Pages 10 & 11 has a terrific duo tone advertisement for the movie "Cimarron" for it's opening day (eve). A printing flaw somewhat affects this ad. (see) This film was the first ... See More  

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

Item #689272

August 10, 1984

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 10, 1984

* Best "Red Dawn" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Patrick Swayze and Charlie Sheen

* Very first PG-13 rating released in the U.S.

* Also premieres of "Cloak & Dagger" & "The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai"

A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Red Dawn" and... See More  

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1929 death of actress Lillie Langtry...

Item #689271

February 12, 1929

QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass., February 12, 1929 

* Lillie Langtry death 

* British actress "The Jersey Lily" 

Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "'Jersey Lily,' Noted Beauty, Dead In Europe" See image for very brief text here.

Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, binding slits along the spine, generally very ... See More  

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Hollywood communists ?....

Item #689230

October 23, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1947  

* Hollywood under scruntiy 

* Congress inquiry

* Communists - Reds scare ?

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FILM MEN ADMIT ACTIVITY BY REDS; HOLD IT IS FOILED" with subheads (see) A few related photos are on page 3.

Complete with 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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The movie "The Sting" preview...

Item #689225

April 22, 1973

PARADE magazine section only of The South Bend Tribune, April 22, 1973

* Paul Newman & Robert Redford

* "The Sting" movie preview

* American caper film

The front page has two photos showing Robert Redford and Paul Newman. Page 19 has a heading: "Newman and Redford Together Again--This Time as Con Men" with 2 more related photos. This movie wouldn't be released u... See More  

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San Francisco scenes... Hotel for miners... Jewish Synagogue...

Item #689199

November 14, 1874

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 14, 1874 

* Jewish Synagogue

* San Francisco 49ers

* Ulysses S. Grant

Inside has five illustrations of notable buildings in San Francisco: "The "What Cheer House, A Celebrated Hotel For Miners" "The Jewish Synagogue On Sutter Street" "The Merchant's Exchange" "The California Theatre" and the &quo... See More  

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Death of James Mason in a L.A. paper...

Item #689064

July 28, 1984

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 28, 1984

* James Mason death (1st report)

* English - Hollywood actor

* Best title to be had ?

The front page has a small photo of Mason with tiny heading: "James Mason Dies" Page 4 of section II has a two column heading: "Versatile Movie Star James Mason, 75, Dies" with related pictorial. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from ... See More  

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Killing of Booth & the Lincoln funeral...

Item #688987

May 13, 1865


* Killing of John Wilkes Booth

* President Abraham Lincoln funeral

* Prints - illustrations - wood engravings

The front page shows: "Sergeant Boston Corbett, the Man who shot Booth" as well as a dramatic print of: "The Killing of Booth, the Assassin--The Dying Murderer drawn from the Barn where he had Taken Refuge.... See More  

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Great graphic issue on the Lincoln assassination...

Item #688985

May 06, 1865


* Graphic issue on Abraham Lincoln's murder & funeral

This issue remains one of the most dramatic of the newspapers reporting Lincoln's assassination, particularly for the terrific front page featuring a print of John Wilkes Booth leaping from the President's box at Ford's Theatre just after shooting Lincoln, showing the P... See More  

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Front page print shows Lincoln being assassinated...

Item #688982

April 29, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Apr. 29, 1865 

* Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue

This issue remains one of the most desired for this historic, tragic event, as it is one of the only newspapers which included a front page graphic showing the actual assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Over half of the front page is taken up with a very dramatic print captioned: "A... See More  

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Charlie Chaplin's 1944 Mann Act case...

Item #688956

February 17, 1944


* Actor Charlie Chaplin

* Actress Joan Barry

* Mann Act case - paternity

The front page has a nice banner headline: "PROBE CHAPLIN BLOOD TEST" with subheads. Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page. Nice color illustration re. Hitler's eventual demise also on the front page.

Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at th... See More  

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Death of Jesse James...

Item #688939

April 04, 1882

DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 4, 1882

* Jesse James assassination

* Robert & Charles Ford

* St. Joseph, Missouri

The back page has a rather inconspicuous report at the bottom of the first column: "Death of the Notorious Robber Jesse James". The report, which continues at the top of the next column, reads in full: "Jesse James, the notorious robber was shot... See More  

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Death of Jackie Gleason in a L.A. paper...

Item #688932

June 25, 1987

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 25, 1987

* Jackie Gleason death (1st report)

* American film T.V. comedian actor

* "The Honeymooners" Ralph Kramden

* Best title to be had ?

Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Jackie Gleason, 'Great One' of Many Talents, Dies at 71" with photo. (see) Reporting continues inside with a "Honeymooners" scen... See More  

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Tribute to Bill Pickett... Famous Black cowboy...

Item #688774

April 16, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1932

* Tribute to Bill Pickett after his death

Page 17 has a nice tribute to Bill Picket, the famous Black "cowboy", Wild West Rodeo Show performer, and actor, given by Will Rogers. Bill had died two weeks prior from complications related to having been kicked in the head by a bronco, unfortunately, soon after he had retired. He was the originator of ... See More  

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Fatty Arbuckle charged with murder....

Item #688758

September 13, 1921

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 13, 1921.


* Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle murder charge

The front page has a one column heading: "WITNESSES SAY ARBUCKLE HELD HALF NUDE GIRL" with subhead: "Murder Charge Is Laid to Actor" Coverage continues on the following pages with related pictorial.

Complete in 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generall... See More  

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Robert F. Kennedy on the campaign trail... Jerry Rubin...

Item #688680

March 21, 1968

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, March 21, 1968  The front page is taken up with an article and photo of Robert F. Kennedy on the campaign trail. Just 2 1/2 months he would be assassinated in Los Angeles.

Page 5 has a lengthy article: "Yippies Anti-Organize A Groovy Revolution" which includes a photo of Jerry Rubin, an American social activist, anti-war leader, and c... See More  

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Sloat takes command of California during the Mexican War.. Mormon War has ended?

Item #688639

September 26, 1846

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 26, 1846

* Commodore John D. Sloat

* Mexican-American War

* Claims California for U.S.

* Illinois Mormon War ending

* Nauvoo, Hancock County

 Inside has a very historic article headed: "The Pacific Squadron - Commodore Sloat Takes Possession of California". The letter reports that Commodore Sloat has taken possession of Calif... See More  

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Premiere of "Gleaming the Cube"... Tony Hawk...

Item #688609

January 13, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 13, 1989

* Best "Gleaming The Cube" movie advertisement

* Grand Opening Day film premiere

* Neo-noir skateboarding - Tony Hawk

* Mississippi Burning - Deep Star Six - Beaches - Pumpkinhead openings as well

A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Gleaming the Cube" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the lead... See More  

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2003 Shaun White photo... X Games...

Item #688599

August 16, 2003

CALENDAR SECTION only of the Los Angeles Times, Aug. 16, 2003

*A  Shaun White skateboarding photo

* X games at the Staples Center

* Movie advertisements

The front page of this section has a action photo showing a young Shaun White at the X Games at the Staples Center in Los Angeles with heading: "Scare Masters" (see) Coverage continues inside. Also some nice movie advertise... See More  

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Academy Award winners 1964...

Sidney Poitier wins... 1st black male...

Item #688591

April 14, 1964

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., April 14, 1964

* Sidney Poitier wins Best Actor Oscar

*1st African American male to win an Academy Award

Near the bottom front page is a two column heading: "Poitier, Neal, 'tom Jones' Receive Academy Awards" (see) Sidney Poitier, who came from very humble beginnings, was the 1st African American man to win an Academy Award. Quite historic.

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1980 death of actor Strother Martin in a L.A. paper....

Item #688520

August 01, 1980


* Strother Martin death (same day report)

* American character actor - Western films

* John Wayne and Paul Newman sidekick

* "Cool Hand Luke" - "What we've got here is failure to communicate" fame

* Best publication to be had ? (rare)

The front page has a two column heading: "'Cool Hand Luke's' Strother Martin Dies&... See More  

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Jean Harlow & Paul Bern wed in 1932...

Item #688511

July 04, 1932


* Director Paul Bern

* Actress Jean Harlow

* Wedding - Married

The back page has a two column photo with small heading: "Enjoying A One Day Honeymoon" with brief text. Page 4 has a one column heading: "Harlow-Bern Wedding Called Ideal Romance" (see) Bern would commit suicide a few months later.

Complete with all 20 pages, this is the... See More  

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Benita von Falkenhayn beheaded... Zelda Sears death...

Item #688505

February 20, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1935

* Benita von Falkenhayn guillotine execution

* Zelda Sears death - American actress

The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Nazis to Behead Two Men; Women Faced Axe Calmly" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the guillotine executions which included Benita von Falkenhayn for spying for the Second Polish Republic.

The top of of page 1... See More  

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

Item #688489

April 07, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 7, 1993

* Best "The Sandlot" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* American coming-of-age baseball cult film

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

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Death of child actor Allen "Farina" Hoskins......

Item #688452

July 29, 1980

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 29, 1980

* Allen "Farina" Hoskins death (1st report)

* "Out Gang" "Little Rascals" child actor

* Best publication to be had ?

The bottom of page 3 has a three column heading: "Allen Hoskins, Farina of 'Our Gang,' Dies"with subhead and includes two photos of him, one from 1975 and the other from when a child actor in th... See More  

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Premiere of "War Games" (eve), in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #688398

June 02, 1983


* Best "War Games" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere (eve)

* Science fiction techno-thriller film

* Matthew Broderick - Dabney Coleman

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

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Margaret Lawrence & Louis Bennison - murder-suicide...

Item #688351

June 10, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1929

* Margaret Lawrence & Louis Bennison murder-suicide

* Early film and stage actress and actor

The front page has a two-column headline: "MARGARET LAWRENCE SLAIN BY LOUIS BENNISON, ACTOR, WHO ENDS LIFE IN HER HOME", with several subheadings. Coverage continues inside with two related photos.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day.

Co... See More  

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Don Gentile becomes new pilot ace... Evacuation of Odessa, Ukraine...

Item #688339

April 10, 1944

THE EVENING LEADER, Staunton, Virginia April 10, 1944 

* Don Gentile becomes the new American ace pilot 

* Odessa, Ukraine is evacuated

This 8-page newspaper has a one column photo on the front page with caption: "New-Record Ace" which is a photo on Don Gentile who just passed the famous Captain Eddie Rickenbacker for shooting down the most enemy airplanes during wartime... See More  

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

Item #688172

July 17, 1987

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 17, 1987

* Best "RoboCop" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Cyperpunk science fiction - Cyborg

A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "RoboCop" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. In over 40 years of collecting, w... See More  

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Susan Glaspell wins Pulitzer Prize...

Item #687959

May 05, 1931


* Susan Glaspell - playwright, actress

* Margaret Ayer Barnes - novelist

* Pulitzer Prize winners for journalism

The front page has a one column heading: "TWO PULITZER PRIZES ARE WON BY WOMAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photos of the winners. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World ... See More  

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Dallas newspaper on the shooting of Oswald...

Item #687841

November 25, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 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.

Of curious i... See More  

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On the death of George Washington...

Item #687602

January 11, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, January 11, 1800 

* President George Washington's death

Being less than a month since the death of George Washington, it is not surprising that there is still content relating to him and his death.

Page 2 has several documents from the state of Massachusetts & city of Boston concerning Washington, and also a "Speech" signed by the (acting) ... See More  

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Review of Justin Bieber's "Never Say Never"...

Item #687584

February 11, 2011

LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 11, 2011

* Review of Justin Bieber's "Never Say Never"

* Best newspaper to collect regarding this event

* Additional poster-sized ads for several other debuts

Page D-6 has: "Well, Beliebers will enjoy this," with supporting text and a small photo, which provides a review of the Justin Bieber movie, "Never Say Never." Poster-size... See More  

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The off-broadway beginning of "A Chorus Line"...

Item #687573

June 02, 1975

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, June 2, 1975

* A Chorus Line is Reviewed pre-Broadway

* Off-Broadway at the Public Theater

* Michael Bennett, Marvin Hamlisch, Nicholas Dante, & James Kirkwood Jr

* The issue is from the Village Voice's own collection

A great issue reporting the very beginning of what would become a Broadway mega hit, "A Chorus Line". This issue reviews the m... See More  

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Premiere (EVE) of "The Matrix", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #687516

March 30, 1999

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 30, 1999 (sections 1 and F totaling 38 pages)

* Best "The Matrix" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere ad (EVE)

* Science fiction action - Keanu Reeves

A nice issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Matrix" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment... See More  

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1952 Canada Lee death....

Item #687458

May 10, 1952


* Canada Lee death (1st report)

* Professional boxer & actor

* African American acting pioneer

Page 4 has a one column heading: "Canada Lee, Famous Negro Actor, Dead" with small photo. (see)

Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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Just before the Battle of the Bulge...

Item #687275

December 12, 1944

STARS AND STRIPES, Italy edition, Dec. 12, 1944 

* Les Horvath wins Heisman Trophy

* Ohio State Buckeyes football

* Battle of the bulge about to begin

* World War II military publication

The official newspaper of the: "...U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater...". The front page has some content concerning the events just prior to the famous Battle of the Bulge with: &... See More  

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Georgia wins Rose Bowl in 1943...

Item #687134

January 02, 1943

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 2, 1943

* Rose Bowl: Georgia Bulldogs vs. UCLA Bruins

* Orange Bowl: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Boston College

* Sugar Bowl: Tennessee Volunteers vs. Tulsa

* Cotton Bowl: Texas Longhorns vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

The sport's section has coverage on the four major bowl games with a page 13 banner headline: "Georgia Scores Twice in Last... See More  

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Premiere of "Rocky", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #687113

December 01, 1976

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 1, 1976

* Best "Rocky" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere

* American sports drama film

* Sylvester Stallone - Rocky Balboa

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

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1st weekend of "Who Framed Roger Rabbit", in a L.A. newspaper...

Item #687110

June 24, 1988

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 24, 1988

* "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" - Robert Zemeckis

* Best Grand Opening weekend movie advertisement

* Live-action/animated comedy

A terrific issue on the premiere weekend of the motion picture hit "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment indus... See More  

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Early 1933 King Kong advertisement...

Item #687082
NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1933  

* Early newspaper advertisement

* King Kong, the movie for opening day

Page 4 of section 9 has an advertisement for the movie King King, appearing four days prior to  the movie making it's premiere at Radio City Music Hall. Could this be the very 1st ad for this classic in a newspaper ? A great addition for any movie memorabilia collect... See More  

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Psycho pre-opening day Advertisement....

Item #687074

July 26, 1960

THE DETROIT NEWS, July 26, 1960

* Pre-opening day of original "Psycho" movie ad

* Alfred Hitchcock

* Anthony Perkins - Vera Miles

This newspaper has a significant & historic advertisement for the movie "Psycho" on page 5-B. This advertisement is for the opening the movie which made it's premiere 2 days later in Detroit. Also a related photo is on the same page.... See More  

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Great issue on the Astor Place Riot...

Item #686990

May 14, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 14, 1849  

* Astor Place Opera House riot

* Actor William Macready - Macbeth

* Manhattan - New York City

A terrific & quite detailed issue covering the historic Astor Place Riot, which resulted in nearly 30 dead.

Page 3 has over 1 1/2 columns with coverage, headed: "The Late Riots at New York" and: "The Events of T... See More  

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"Pink Floyd - The Wall" 1st review....

Item #686913

August 06, 1982

NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1982

* "Pink Floyd - The Wall" - Bob Geldof

* Grand opening day movie review

* Live-action/animated musical drama film

Page 18 has a review of "Pink Floyd: The Wall" on it's opening day in New York City. The heading reads: "Screen: Images Flood 'Pink Floyd: The Wall". (see) This movie opened 1st in New York City before the res... See More  

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Great review of "King Kong" before theatrical release...

Item #686912

January 22, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1933

* Very early & rare "King Kong" article

* Pre-release movie - film

This is a very early item on "King Kong" as page 4 of the "Drama Section" (inside) includes a fine article titled "Hollywood's Mighty Ape" on the new movie "King Kong" which was published well before it would be released to the th... See More  

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1st Conscientious Objector Medal Of Honor Winner...

Item #686893

October 09, 1945


* 1st Conscientious Objector winner

* Desmond T. Doss wins Medal of Honor

* Blockbuster movie "Hacksaw Ridge" fame

* Also in Bill O'Reilly's "Killing the Rising Sun"

Page 2 has a one column heading: "Highest Medal Bestown on 15 War Heroes" (see) First report coverage on Doss winning the Medal on Honor
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Charles Bulfinch's first major project...

Item #686875

October 27, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 27, 1798  

* Charles Bulfinch designs Federal Street Theatre

* First American-born professional architect

The front page has an address: "To the President of the United States" from the officers of the Guilford Regiment of militia, relating to the troubling relationship with France. It is followed by his "Answer" signed in type: Joh... See More  

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Actor Frank Morgan death... Wizard of Oz...

Item #686772

September 19, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1949

* Actor Frank Morgan death

* "Wizard of Oz" title character

The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "FRANK MORGAN, 59, NOTED ACTOR, DIES" with subhead and photo. (see) Morgan was best known for playing 5 roles in the "Wizard of Oz" including the wizard himself.

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

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