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May 12, 1938

May 12, 2008 |  7:47 am
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It's fun to imagine the first crowds going into the movie palaces for the premiere of "Robin Hood" with nobody to say "Oh, I saw that on TV as a kid" or "Isn't Basil Rathbone a great villain"?" and no CD compilation of Erich Korngold's film scores. I suppose it's a bit like those of us who are old enough to remember the opening day of "Star Wars" when it was all new and undiscovered. Below, in the trial of Police Capt. Earle Kynette, another expert testifies about the pipe bomb that nearly killed Harry Raymond. William Harper says detonator wire found at the crime scene was cut from a roll found in Kynette's garage ... A woman hitchhiking from New York to California is found strangled next to a road in Lawrence, Kan. Her diary gives her name as Marlene O'Brien ...

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