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March 26, 1995|CHARLES SOLOMON

BROOKLYN: The Beautiful Borough 1894-1954, Volume 2: 1928-1954 (Historical Briefs Inc., Box 629, 6th Street and Madalyn Avenue, Verplanck, N.Y. 10596; (800) 732-4746: $39.95 , Volumes 1 and 2, unpaginated). Even readers from less beautiful boroughs and cities will enjoy these reprints from the Brooklyn Eagle. The selections include headline news: "Dillinger Escapes; Walks Out of Jail Toting Machine Gun," March 3, 1934; "Jews Proclaim Own State, Battle Arabs in Jerusalem," May 14, 1948); society news about "Mrs. John V. Bouvier and 3rd daughter Jacqueline Lee Bouvier" and movie ads, including the premiere of Walt Disney's "Pinocchio" (Feb. 6, 1940) and Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland appearing for the opening of "The Wizard of Oz" (August 16, 1939).

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