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Wednesday 31 August 1927

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Die Straße, directed by Karl Grune, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Die Straße

Directed by: Karl Grune

Starring: Anton Edthofer, Aud Egede Nissen, Leonhard Haskel

Country: United States

Der Bettler vom Kölner Dom

Directed by: Rolf Randolf

Starring: Henry Stuart, Elza Temary, Carl de Vogt

Country: United States

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Nelson

Directed by: Walter Summers

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Gertrude McCoy, Frank Perfitt

Country: United States

Underworld

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: George Bancroft, Clive Brook, Evelyn Brent

Country: United States

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Warning Shadows

Directed by: Arthur Robison

Starring: Alexander Granach, Max Glstorff, Lilli Herder

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1927?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bishop Brent -- Aug. 29, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1704
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Max Reinhardt -- Aug. 22, 1927

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Elmer Gantry

By: Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis’ world-famous satire of religious hypocrisy and the excesses of the Roaring ʼ20s. Universally recognized as a landmark in American literature, Elmer Gantry scandalized readers when it was first published, causing Sinclair Lewis to be “invited” to a jail ...

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The Plutocrat

By: Booth Tarkington

1927. Although his first book was about English romance, Newton Booth Tarkington, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, for The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams, came to be known for his comical (and almost cynical) style of the Lost Generation that ...

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Doomsday

By: Warwick Deeping

SYNOPSIS: "Set in the English countryside shortly after the end of WWI. Arnold Furze, a former army captain, bought the run down Doomsday farm and is trying to build it back up.

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Sorrell and Son

By: Warwick Deeping

Set in England in the 1920's the story is about a father's love, devotion and sacrifice for his beloved son. Captain Sorrell returns from the war to find his wife has left him with sole responsibility for their son Kit.

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