The World of Yesterday

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The World of Yesterday was a fanzine published by Linda and Ron Downey.

The World of Yesterday, wass published in Clearwater, Florida, U.S.A. in the 1970s, later from Waynesville, North Carolina. It began in 1976, and was published from February 1976 to August 1983. 42 issues were released. It merged with Films of Yesteryear in 1984 to become Double Feature.

As the title suggests, this publication features articles dealing with nostalgia, and includes such topics as movie actors, such as The Bowery Boys, Mel Blanc, Butterfly McQueen, Agnes Moorehead, The Dead End Kids, Claude Rains, Frank Sinatra, Fuzzy St. John, movie characters such as Bulldog Drummond, serials such as Drums of Fu Mancho, and recording artists such as Baby Rose Marie, have been just some of the topics, among many others.

Articles were contributed by James Jewell, Lewis Krohn, and Charles Stumpf