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    (Vintage Stage Stars) A fine collection of material consisting of 25 signed pieces by some of the theatrical greats of the first half of the twentieth century. Includes: Lionel Barrymore S.P., 5 x 7 inches, c. 1948 together with his signature on a 5 x 3 inch card; David Belasco his signature on an engraved New Year's card, 1918 together with his signature on a 2.5 x 4 inch card, 1928; Marie Dressler A.Q.S.: "The he took three fingers more and went to bed"; Harry Lauder S.P. 5 x 7 inches, showing Lauder and his wife also signed by Annie Lauder, John C. Lauder, and several others. Together with an A.Ms.S., 1916, a three stanza poem inscribed to Walter Scott entitled "Winter approaches" Also together with a signature on a 3 x 5 inch card; Theda Bara signature on a 3 x 2 inch card; Ed Wynn S.P., 1931 a 4 x 6 inch postcard adding "Glad you liked my first 'TALKIE' 'Follow the Leader'". Together with a A.Q.S., 1925: "Whenever you hear a daffy-dill Just think of the fellow who writes up the hill"; Victor Moore S.P. 5 x 7 inches; Effie Jerome A.N.S. "Jan. 24"; Chistoper Stone T.L.S., 1931; Laurette Taylor S.P. 5 x 7 inches; Marilyn Miller signed photogravure by Nickolas Muray , 8 x 10 inches. Mounted; Eva Le Gallienne A.Q.S. in French: "One must laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed."; Dennis King S.P. 8 x 10 inches in The Three Musketeers; Sonja Heine Signature with sentiment on a 3 x 5 inch card; Fanny Janauschek A.L.S., 1887; Frank Gillmore; T.L.S. 1930 on Actor's Equity letterhead; Lilian Baylis T.L.S., 1932 on Old Vic letterhead; George Arliss signature on a 3 x 5 inch card; Otis Skinner A.N.S., "June 24"; (Monty Woolley) a pair of typed letters, 1949 bearing his stamped signature promoting Old Crow whiskey. Many tipped to larger sheets for presentation and/or storage purposes. Overall condition very good to fine. Should be viewed. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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