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Death of famed actor/singer Al Jolson...

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October 24, 1950

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 24, 1950 

* Al Jolson death (1st report)
* "The Jazz Singer" fame
* Singer - comedian actor

Just below the fold on the front page are one column heads: "AL JOLSON DEAD AFTER KOREA TOUR" "Noted Singer of Stage, Screen Has Heart Attack as he Plays Cards---Was 64" with text which carries over to page 26. It is on page 26 where the bulk of the report is found including a much larger headline: "Al Jolson Dies in San Francisco After Tour of Korea" and two photos of him, on in Black-face (see).
Complete in 60 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint primarily for institutional holdings. Great condition.

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Category: The 20th Century