The New Movie Magazine

Relatively short-lived magazine that nonetheless played a crucial role in the gossip industry. Launched in 1929, it cost only ten cents, when the majority of high-end magazines sold for a quarter. It was also primarily sold through Woolworth’s five and dime stores; the combination of cost and accessibility led to its dominance, by 1933, over all other magazines (circulation: 650,000). As a result, the other magazines decreased their price to match New Movie’s. New Movie had less content and poorer quality drawings and illustrations, but the content similar in tone and quality to that of the high end magazines. Ceased publication in 1935. -- Anne Helen Petersen, 2013. Secondary sources consulted: Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine by Anthony Slide and MovieMags.com.

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Relatively short-lived magazine that nonetheless played a crucial role in the gossip industry. Launched in 1929, it cost only ten cents, when the majority of high-end magazines sold for a quarter. It was also primarily sold through Woolworth’s five and dime stores; the combination of cost and accessibility led to its dominance, by 1933, over all other magazines (circulation: 650,000). As a result, the other magazines decreased their price to match New Movie’s. New Movie had less content and poorer quality drawings and illustrations, but the content similar in tone and quality to that of the high end magazines. Ceased publication in 1935. -- Anne Helen Petersen, 2013. Secondary sources consulted: Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine by Anthony Slide and MovieMags.com.
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The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edDec 1929-May 1930Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1930Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1931Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1931Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1932Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1932Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1933Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1933Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1934Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1934Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Sep 1935Search on LanternClick here to read

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The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edDec 1929-May 1930Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1930Search on LanternClick here to read

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The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1931Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1931Search on LanternClick here to read

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The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1932Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1932Search on LanternClick here to read

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The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1933Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1933Search on LanternClick here to read

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The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1934Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1934Search on LanternClick here to read

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The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Sep 1935Search on LanternClick here to read

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The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edDec 1929-May 1930Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1930Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1931Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1931Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1932Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1932Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1933Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1933Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1934Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1934Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Sep 1935Search on LanternClick here to read
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The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edDec 1929-May 1930Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1930Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1931Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1931Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1932Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1932Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1933Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1933Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Jun 1934Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJul-Dec 1934Search on LanternClick here to read
The New Movie MagazineWeir, Hugh C. (Hugh Cosgro), 1884-1934, edJan-Sep 1935Search on LanternClick here to read
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