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Item 2095 - Collection of 1950s Hollywood Autograph Albums (43) Catalog 484 (Sep 2016)

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Estimate: $20,000.00 +
Sold Price: $27,500.00 (includes buyer's premium)

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Remarkable autograph collection containing approximately 1,700 signatures from Hollywood’s ‘Golden Age’ within 43 autograph albums, acquired in person by Ronnie Shedlo, who was born in the Hollywood area in 1940 and eventually became Errol Flynn's personal assistant. Represented is an incredible cross-section of the biggest names in 1950s entertainment. The major highlights include: Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Elvis Presley, Humphrey Bogart, John Wayne, and Marlon Brando. Other especially notable signers include: Bud Abbott, Louis Armstrong, Hugh Beaumont, Ingrid Bergman, Madge Blake, Clara Bow, Richard Burton, Primo Carnera, Lon Chaney, Jr., Montgomery Clift, Nat King Cole, Lou Costello, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis, Jr., Duke Ellington, Frances Farmer, Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Judy Garland, Jackie Gleason, Billy Graham, Cary Grant, John Hamilton, Susan Hayward, Rita Hayworth, Audrey Hepburn, Alfred Hitchcock, Boris Karloff, Buster Keaton, Grace Kelly, Bert Lahr, Stan Laurel, Peter Lawford, Vivien Leigh, Jerry Lewis, Bela Lugosi, Anna Magnani, Jayne Mansfield, Rocky Marciano, Dean Martin, Chico Marx, Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx, Paul Newman, Edith Piaf, Edward Platt, Ronald Reagan, George Reeves, Jackie Robinson, Igor Stravinsky, Elizabeth Taylor, Spencer Tracy, Henry Travers, Orson Welles, and Natalie Wood. In overall fine condition. Featuring an abundance of stars and rarities, this extensive collection is the finest of its type that we have ever encountered. A list of additional signers can be downloaded here.

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