Saturday, March 27, 2010
Another Modern Mother Goose Cutout by Addie R. Woodruff that appeared in newspapers in February of 1937. This paper doll is of Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, how does your garden grow? You haven't time for tending it when motoring you go; You'd better swing that sprinkling can if you want flowers later, Instead of using it to fill your auto's radiator.
This Indiana newspaper coloring contest for THE UGLY DACHSHUND gave away 100 passes to see the movie to the 100 best colored entries. THE UGLY DACHSHUND starred Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette, a gentle Great Dane and some naughty Dachshunds. It was released by Disney in 1966. This contest appeared in newspapers in February of 1966.
Thursday, March 25, 2010
Honey Bunny paper doll is another cut-out contest from the Chicago Tribune. This is from the ad for the Honey Bunny paper doll contest. The ad ran in an Indiana newspaper in March of 1938.
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Mrs. Samantha Bunny was a paper doll from a paper doll dressing contest held by the Chicago Sunday Tribune in 1930. This is the ad that ran in an Ohio newspaper for the contest.
Sunday, March 14, 2010
Two paper dolls from the comic strip "Toots and Casper". The Bunny paper doll appeared in the Sunday comics on October 28, 1934 and the Beanie Chuckle paper doll appeared on November 04, 1934. Jimmy Murphy was the comic strip artist.
Friday, March 12, 2010
This Peggy Lovebyrd paper doll is from the comic strip "The Lovebyrds" by Paul Robinson and appeared in newspapers in June of 1933.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Another Modern Mother Goose Cutout. This Lucy Locket paper doll appeared in newspapers in the late 1930's. Addie R. Woodruff was the artist of the Modern Mother Goose series.
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
"Mistress Antionette With Her Frilly Pantalette" paper doll from the Aunt Elsie Children's Page in the Oakland Tribune. This paper doll appeared on November 28, 1920.
This newspaper coloring contest for the movie "The Lone Ranger" appeared in February of 1956. The movie was of course based on the popular television series and the movie starred Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Lyle Bettger, Bonita Granville, Perry Lopez and Robert J. Wilke. The director was Stuart Heisler.
Saturday, March 6, 2010
This movie coloring contest appeared in various newspapers in April of 1952. The African Queen starred Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull, Theodore Bikel and Walter Gotell. The Director was John Huston and the movie was scripted by James Agee from C. S. Forester's novel. Humphrey Bogart won an Academy Award for his role. This is one great movie.
Thursday, March 4, 2010
This newspaper coloring contest for the movie "Sands of Iwo Jima" appeared in an Alabama newspaper on November 03, 1954. Sands of Iwo Jima starred John Wayne, John Agar, Adele Mara, Forrest Tucker, Arthur Franz, Julie Bishop, Richard Jaeckel, Wally Cassell and Richard Webb. John Wayne received his first Oscar nomination for his role as a tough Marine top-sergeant.
I have only been able to find three paper dolls in the "Fashion Fanny" paper doll series but I am still looking for more. Fashion Fanny and Her Friends, The Paper Doll That Sets the Styles, appeared in newspapers in 1922. Fanny Stays Home From School For a Day appeared in newspapers on November 19, 1922. The series was drawn by Winifred H. Goodrell.