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Premiere of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2"
Item # 694314
August 22, 1986
LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 22, 1986
* The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
* Grand Opening Day premiere
* "The Fly" movie advertisement (1st weekend)
* Science-fiction horror film - Jeff Goldblum
A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication.
Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique & dramatic coverage with truly top-shelf, eye-catching displayability (see images).
Page 5 of section VI has a nice, full page poster-like advertisement for the film printed on it's opening day. (see).
A quite rare issue as it would not have been saved since it contains no historically significant content. Present are the complete sections 1 and VI totaling 68 pages. Great condition.
Category: The 20th Century