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1963 death of Jean Cocteau... French poet...

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October 17, 1963

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Oct. 17, 1963

* Jean Cocteau death - French poet - artist
* Playwright - novelist - film director & more
* Surrealist, avant-garde and Dadaist movements

The top of the front page has a heading: "Jean Cocteau: 'I'd Take the Fire'--p. 5"
Page 5 has a heading: "I'd Take the Fire (A Souvenir of Jean)" Article continues on page 12.
I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to save it at the time.
It is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Founded in 1955, the Voice began as a platform for the creative community of New York City.
Complete in 20 pages, tabloid-size, one crease across the center, nice condition.

Provenance note: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive.

Alert: Many issues of The Village Voice contain articles and/or photos which some consider offensive, and are certainly inappropriate for children. Please purchase with discretion.

Category: The 20th Century