In honor of the birthday of The Great Man Himself (this past Friday), I’ve put my Fields-inspired designs up on TeePublic:
From left to right: Orange crate stencil from “It’s a Gift” with phony distressing and wood grain, New Old Lompoc House door sign from “The Bank Dick,” and the orange crate stencil ‘like new’ with no grain or distressing.
Note the bizarre-sounding filler article: Convicts Unguarded on Kansas Island. Obviously somebody’s idea of a joke, right? Nope:
It’s a real AP wire story from the 1930’s. Oddly enough, it shows up in another prop newspaper as well, which is where the above color image comes from. The original Mission: Impossible TV show, I think. Note that the type is set identically. So, this little clipping was kicking around Hollywood for a good long while. Earl Hays Press, is this your handiwork?