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Monday 31 October 1927, Halloween

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lee Grant [Lyova Haskell Rosenthal] in New York City and Lee Grant. Uncle Tom's Cabin, directed by Harry A. Pollard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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Movies

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

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Directed by: Harry A. Pollard

Starring: Margarita Fischer, James B. Lowe, Arthur Edmund Carewe

Country: United States

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The Last Performance

Directed by: Paul Fejos

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Mary Philbin, Leslie Fenton

Country: United States

My Best Girl

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Mary Pickford, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Sunshine Hart

Country: United States

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When Boys Leave Home

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ivor Novello, Ben Webster, Robin Irvine

Country: United States

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The Jazz Singer

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alfred Hertz -- Oct. 31, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1713
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bishop Freeman -- Oct. 24, 1927

Books

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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

1927. Warwick, a best-selling novelist in both Europe and America in the 1920s and 1930s, became a household name in the years following the publication of Sorrell and Son.

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Sorrell and Son

By: Warwick Deeping

1926 Grossett and Dunlap edition VG+; Excellent condition with just minor use wear to dust cover and bottom book edge (gift inscription from 1939 inside cover); 100% guarantee if not satisfied with purchase

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