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    Warner Bros. Research Dept. archive of (90+) vintage PM New York Daily newspaper bound volumes, including photos by Weegee and illustrations by Dr. Seuss. (ca. 1940-1948) Archive of (90+) bound volumes, each measuring approx. 11.6 x 2.25 x 14.3 in., compiling the near-complete run of PM New York Daily, a current events and cultural newspaper founded by Ralph Ingersoll that appeared from 14 June 1940 to May of 1948. Each volume contains one month's issues. Formerly the property of the Warner Bros. Inc. Research Department located on the studio lot in Burbank, California, the volumes include circulation cards documenting checkouts by film and television writers including Edwin Gilbert, Hugo Haas, Robert Fellows, Robert Blees, Robert Rossen, Jerry Wald and numerous others. PM New York Daily is much celebrated for the quality of its photographic content, and the collection contains many images by renowned photographers such as Weegee, Margaret Bourke-White, Arthur Leipzig, Skippy Adelman, Morris Engel, Leo Lieb, Irv Haberman, Morris Gordon, John Derry, Bernie Aumuller, Ray Platnick, Dan Keleher, and John De Biase. Also collected in the volumes are articles, reviews, and editorials by illustrious contributors, including Ernest Hemingway, James Thurber, Dorothy Parker, Malcolm Cowley, Ben Hecht, Tipp O'Neill, Erskine Caldwell, Myril Axelrod, McGeorge Bundy, Saul K. Padover, James Wechsler, Heywood Hale Broun, and Penn Kimball. Additionally known as a venue for innovative cartoons and comics, the anthologized issues feature (400+) political cartoons by Dr. Seuss (Theodore Geisel) offering wry commentary on issues of the day, including the advance of fascism in Europe and the outbreak of World War II, a selection of which were reproduced in Dr. Seuss Goes to War (1999) by Richard H. Minear. Crockett Johnson's "Barnaby" comic strip and art from Joseph LeBoit, Colton Waugh, and Ad Reinhardt, the founder of Abstract Expressionism, appear in the pages of PM as well. Exhibiting signs of handling, yellowing, and shelf-wear. In vintage very good condition. Special shipping arrangements will apply.

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