Take THAT, Variety!

Though Variety magazine was founded in 1905, it initially covered just theatre and vaudeville, not film. You’d have to wait until 1933, when Daily Variety was launched, the read the publication’s coverage of motion pictures. So in those early years of film, many people turned to The Moving Picture World. Looking back at past issues, such as this one from 1907, is a fascinating exercise in time travel.

For more information on The Moving Picture World, visit Wikipedia.

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