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Iconic original statuette awarded to actress Anne Revere for her role as Mrs. Araminty Brown in the 1944 MGM film National Velvet, starring the young Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney, and Donald Crisp. The award trophy measures 13.25″ tall, weighs six pounds, and features an engraved plaque on the base, "Academy First Award to Anne Revere, In Recognition of Her Performance in 'National V…

Now At: $38,977 (8 bids)

Early 1970s gray-tone Adler Contessa Deluxe portable typewriter (serial number 10054743) personally-owned and -used by noted screenwriter and playwright Rod Serling of The Twilight Zone fame. Includes its black plastic cover with carrying handle. In fine condition, with some paint stains to the case top, and expected signs of use to the machine. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Serling&…

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Vintage matte-finish 10.75 x 13.75 photo of Monroe reclining on a pillow and wearing a low-cut dress and diamond jewelry, a pose from circa 1953, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, "To Ann—Thanks for holding my belly in—But lets leave my fanny out, Marilyn Monroe.” In very good to fine condition, with trimmed edges, creasing to the upper and lower left corners, overall irre…

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Original semi-glossy 13 x 17 silver gelatin photograph of James Dean walking down West 68th Street in 1954, signed in the lower border in ink by the photographer, "Roy Schatt." Reverse also bears Roy Schatt credit stamps. In fine condition, with a few small creases, and light rippling to the top and bottom edges. Born in New York City, Schatt (1909-2002) is remembered for his 'method photogr…

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Vintage matte-finish 3.5 x 5.5 postcard photo of Audrey Hepburn years before embarking on an acting career, signed on the reverse in fountain pen, "With love from Audrey, December 1945." Reverse bears a "Studio Orsa" stamp. In very fine condition. Encapsulated in a PSA/DNA authentication holder identifying it as an original 'Type I' photograph, and grading the autograph an "8." Accompanie…

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Gorgeous vintage glossy 8 x 10 double weight Paramount Pictures publicity photo of Audrey Hepburn from circa 1952, signed nicely in blue ink. In fine condition, with a few light surface creases. In the same year this photo was taken, Hepburn starred in her first significant role in Secret People before being discovered for William Wyler's Roman Holiday. Accompanied by a full letter of authent…

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Glossy 7.75 x 10.25 photo of Steve McQueen as racing driver Michael Delaney in the 1971 film Le Mans, signed nicely in black felt tip. Affixed to a same-size mount. In fine condition. In spite of its poor box office response, Le Mans was an important project for McQueen, himself an avid motorcycle and race car enthusiast who routinely performed his own driving stunts. However, when McQueen wante…

Now At: $4,096 (20 bids)

Color glossy 10 x 8 photo of Han Solo and Luke Skywalker after receiving the medals of Bravery during the Royal Award Ceremony in the classic 1977 sci-fi film Star Wars, signed in blue felt tip by Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Peter Mayhew, who adds "Chewbacca," Anthony Daniels, who adds "C-3PO," and Kenny Baker. In fine condition.

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CGC Qualified Grade 9.0 (staples replaced). Sought-after Playboy #1 'Page 3 Copy' (HMH Publishing Co., December 1953) with white pages, featuring Marilyn Monroe on the front cover and inside. This iconic magazine, which famously features a full-color nude of Miss Monroe (the one and only "Sweetheart of the Month") as the centerfold, launched Hugh Hefner's Playboy into the national spo…

Now At: $3,500 (4 bids)

Original semi-glossy 8 x 10 silver gelatin photo of Marilyn Monroe wearing a hat with no makeup in 1955, signed on the reverse in ink by the photographer, "Roy Schatt." Reverse also bears Roy Schatt credit stamps. In very fine condition. Born in New York City, Schatt (1909-2002) is remembered for his 'method photography' of personalities associated with The Actors Studio during the Lee S…

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Vintage ballpoint signature and inscription, "To Bob, Love & Kisses, Marilyn Monroe,” penned at the bottom of a "Special Orders" military document issued from "Headquarters, Norton Air Force Base," dated July 29, 1954, 8 x 10.5, which is also signed and inscribed by Vivian Blaine, Lurene Tuttle, and Leon Ames, the latter two from the Life With Father television show. In fine condition. …

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Original matte-finish 11 x 14.25 photo of Marilyn Monroe pointing in a diner while telling Schatt not to take her photograph, signed at the bottom in ink by the photographer, "Roy Schatt." Reverse also bears Roy Schatt credit stamps. In fine condition, with a light crease to the left of the signature, and a slightly uneven left edge. Born in New York City, Schatt (1909-2002) is remembered for hi…

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TLS signed “Audrey,” one page, 6.25 x 8, May 17, 1954. Written from New York's 46th Street Theatre, a letter to Rupert Allen of Look Magazine, in full: "At last I am coming to thank you for your wonderful cable of good wishes for 'Ondine.' And for the wonderful letter you wrote me. You must have thought I was never going to write to you. I have put off writing to my friend…

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Vintage glossy 8 x 10 sepia-tone photo of the legendary director early into his film career, boldly signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Wally, from, Alfred J. Hitchcock.” In fine condition. A splendid and unusually early portrait of Hitchcock—such examples are quite rare and seldom encountered.

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World-famous conjoined twins (1811-1874) born in Siam (now Thailand) from which the phrase 'Siamese twins' is derived. They toured the world in various curiosity shows and were occasionally promoted by P. T. Barnum. Uncommon 2.5 x 4 carte-de-visite portrait of Chang and Eng Bunker side-by-side, signed in the lower border in pencil, "Eng" and "& Chang." Published by the London Stereosc…

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Mammoth original limited edition matte-finish 35 x 47.5 silver gelatin photograph of Jean Harlow posing on a polar bear-skin rug, numbered 30/60, signed in the lower right corner in white ink, "Hurrell." Impressively matted and framed to an overall size of 42.5 x 54.5. In very fine condition. An iconic and captivating portrait captured by Hollywood's premier glamour photographer, rendered in …

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Vintage glossy 8 x 10 studio portrait of Brando in his prime, signed and inscribed in black ink, "To Sondra, Marlon Brando." In very good to fine condition, with a small scratch under Brando's lower lip, and the inscription traced over at some point by the recipient. Accompanied by a vintage glossy 5 x 3.5 photo of Brando in his car, taken at the time of signing. Accompanied by a copy of a l…

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Uncommon glossy 8 x 10 photo of director Stanley Kubrick on set during the making of the classic science fiction film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, signed in red ink. In fine condition, with scattered surface spotting.

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Superb vintage matte-finish 9.25 x 12.75 oversized photo of Oliver Hardy as the villainous Sharkey Nye, without his eye patch, from the 1927 silent film No Man's Law, signed and inscribed vertically in fountain pen to Stan Laurel's early agent Claude Bostock, "'Claude,' This is the way I felt after my horse ran second. Best to you, Oliver Hardy, 1925.” Framed to a slightly l…

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Exquisite glossy 7.25 x 9 close-up photo of Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara from the 1939 classic Gone With the Wind, signed neatly in blue ballpoint. Archivally double-matted and framed with UV-resistant museum glass to an overall size of 14 x 16. In fine condition, with scattered light creasing. A highly desirable portrait of Leigh in her timeless Oscar-winning role.

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Original semi-glossy 10 x 8 silver gelatin photograph of James Dean shirtless and using a light meter in Roy Schatt's backyard in 1954, signed on the reverse in ink by the photographer, "Roy Schatt." Reverse also bears Roy Schatt credit stamps. Matted to an overall size of 14 x 14. In very good to fine condition, with light wrinkling to the bottom of the photo, and a horizontal crease across …

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Paul Newman's personally-owned and -worn bright red fireproof auto racing suit from circa 1979-1983, manufactured by Simpson Safety Equip. Inc. in May 1979, with name patch on the chest embroidered in white, "P. L. Newman." Sewn-on patches include Bob Sharp Racing/Datson (chest), Datsun (chest), Canon (chest), Kendall (chest), Budweiser (chest, both arms, and back), and Goodyear (back). This …

Now At: $1,100 (3 bids)

Unprecedented collection of 30 unpublished original glossy photos, 8.25 x 10 and 10 x 8.25, which vividly document the fatal car crash site of Hollywood actor James Dean, who was tragically killed at the age of 24 when his 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder, coined the ‘Little Bastard,’ collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor driven by Donald Turnupseed on September 30, 1955; the accident occurred when …

Now At: $1,100 (2 bids)

Glossy 8 x 10 MGM promotional photo of Lee Marvin for the 1967 war film The Dirty Dozen, signed in blue felt tip. In very good condition, with moderate overall rippling. Signed photos of Marvin from this classic movie, which boasted an all-star supporting cast, are scarce and highly desirable.

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