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    [Entertainers]. Group of Forty-Five Signatures of Male Entertainers. Covering stage and screen, music and dance, this fantastic collection features simple signatures to several cards inscribed to Corine Stone Hanuven. Of note are two autograph letters signed by Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. The first letter is thanking her for her letter and complying with her wish for an autograph. The second, three weeks later, apologizes for not replying sooner and, not remembering his previous letter to her, he sends a second autograph. Also of note are singer Frank Sinatra, actor Don Knotts, television host Ed Sullivan, broadcaster Hugh Downs, bandleader and musician Hoagy Carmichael, dancer Fred Astaire, actor Richard Burton, composer Richard Rodgers, actor Eli Wallach (and his wife, actress Anne Jackson), actor Alan Alda, actor Jackie Gleason, and many, many others.

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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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