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Vintage glossy 10 x 8 Columbia Pictures publicity photo of Marlon Brando and Eva Marie Saint in the 1954 film On the Waterfront, signed in black ink by Brando. In very good to fine condition, with scattered light creasing, and tack holes to the upper corners. Accompanied by a vintage glossy 5 x 3.5 candid photo of Brando taken at the time of signing. Photos of Brando in his iconic Oscar-winning ro…

Now At: $636 (11 bids)

Vintage glossy 3.5 x 5.5 postcard photo of Marlon Brando in his prime, signed in black ink. Lower portion bears a white facsimile signature. In very good to fine condition, with light surface scuffing, and a stain to the right of Brando's mouth. Accompanied by a copy of a letter of provenance from the original recipient, Sondra McLean, who as a teenager traveled by train from her hometown in…

Now At: $220 (2 bids)

Very desirable vintage ink signature, "Marlon Brando,” on a light blue 4.5 x 4 sheet affixed to a slightly larger album page. In fine condition. Accompanied by a vintage glossy 5 x 3.5 candid photo of Brando at the time of signing. Accompanied by a copy of a letter of provenance from the original recipient, Sondra McLean, who as a teenager traveled by train from her hometown in Canada to L…

Now At: $578 (11 bids)

Vintage glossy 8 x 10 photo of a sketch of James Dean by artist Ray Lucas, which shows the actor shirtless and holding a cigarette, signed nicely by Dean in green ink. In fine condition, with a stain to the upper right corner. The consignor notes that she obtained this signature in late August 1955, approximately one month before Dean's untimely death. A hugely desirable uninscribed portrayal…

Now At: $2,860 (10 bids)

Cast sheet for the MGM musical comedy Little Nellie Kelly, one page, both sides, 8 x 10.75, identified as Picture No. 1153, with July 29, 1940 start date and September 19, 1940 finish date, signed on the front and back in various ink types by 19 members of the cast and crew: Judy Garland, George Murphy, Charles Winninger, Douglas McPhail, Henry Blair, Jack McGowan, Arthur Freed, Ray June, Jim Bro…

Now At: $433 (7 bids)

Splendid vintage glossy 7.75 x 9.5 photo of Vivien Leigh in her iconic role as Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 classic Gone With the Wind, boldly signed at the bottom in black felt tip. Reverse bears an affixed caption. In very good to fine condition, with trimmed edges and scattered light creasing.

Now At: $636 (13 bids)

Rare vintage glossy 6.5 x 7.5 photo of the young Audrey Hepburn in an attractive head-and-shoulders pose, boldly signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Marcel, my favorite 'Star,' wishing you the best in this wide world, Love, Audrey, 1951.” Reverse bears Associated British Picture Corporation Ltd. credit stamps. In very good to fine condition, with trimmed edges (slightly croppi…

Now At: $700 (11 bids)

Rare ALS in pencil, signed “Houdini,” one page, 5.25 x 8.5, Adams House letterhead, July 8, 1925. Handwritten letter "to the only Mrs. Houdini," his wife Bess, in full: "Sweetheart Mine—no ink in room here but all my love could not be told with all ink in world—missed train—Sawyer told me wrong time & I lost ticket. Am off to Somerville to see spiritualist…then t…

Now At: $860 (15 bids)

Personal check, 6 x 2.75, filled out and signed by McQueen, "Steven T. McQueen," payable to the Cal Club for $25, no date. Upper right is marked in red pencil: "586 Racing Cars." Mounted, matted, and framed with a photo of McQueen from The Great Escape to an overall size of 12.5 x 19. In fine condition, with some light creasing. A particularly desirable signed check given that McQueen was an avid …

Now At: $525 (11 bids)

Ballerina, set designer, costume designer, and actress (1897-1966) who was the second wife of Rudolph Valentino. She exhibited such control over his films that Paramount barred her from her husband's sets; they divorced shortly afterward. Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 profile portrait of Rambova by photographer Russell Ball, signed neatly in fountain pen, "Most sincerely, Natacha Rambova." In fi…

Now At: $200 (1 bid)

Gorgeous vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 portrait of Taylor in a lovely head-and-shoulders pose, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, "To Harry Dragan, Best wishes to you always, Elizabeth Taylor.” In fine to very fine condition, with a crease to the upper left corner tip.

Now At: $347 (6 bids)

Vintage matte-finish 7.5 x 9.5 photo of Taylor in an attractive bust-length pose, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Eddy, Best wishes, Elizabeth Taylor.” In fine condition, with a very light stain touching the corner of Taylor's mouth. Consignor notes that the autograph was obtained by a doorman at London's Dorchester Hotel.

Now At: $267 (4 bids)

DS, five pages, 8.5 x 11, February 15, 1961. Agreement between the Three Stooges and Chanford Productions concerning royalties for a soundtrack album for "the motion picture tentatively entitled 'Snow White and the Three Stooges.'" Signed on the fourth page in ballpoint by Howard, "Moe Howard, President," and on the next page by all three, "Moe Howard," "Joe DeRita," and "Larry Fine." Inc…

Now At: $347 (6 bids)

Dashing vintage glossy 8 x 10 lightweight portrait of Rudolph Valentino with an open shirt, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Mrs. Elinore Sayre, with best wishes, R. Valentino." The photo was originally taken by Maurice Goldberg of New York. In very good to fine condition, with edge rippling, scattered creasing and soiling, and a tear to the right border. The recipient was the daughter o…

Now At: $267 (4 bids)

Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 full-length photo of John Wayne walking with Pal the rough collie during the 1953 film Hondo, signed and inscribed in black ballpoint, "Good Luck, Leslie, John Wayne.” Double-matted and framed to an overall size of 14 x 16. In fine condition.

Now At: $477 (10 bids)

Notable DS, signed “Bud Abbott" and "Lou Costello,” one page, 8.5 x 11, March 30, 1956. Official letter from United Artists Corporation, in part: "This will confirm our understanding and agreement amending that certain agreement entitled the 'Financing Agreement'…and amending that certain agreement entitled the 'Distribution Agreement'…relating to the photoplay Dance w…

Now At: $525 (11 bids)

Noted film director (1918-1983) known for classics like The Dirty Dozen, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, and The Longest Yard. Uncommon vintage glossy 10 x 8 photo of Aldrich on the set of The Flight of the Phoenix, signed and inscribed in blue felt tip, "To Tim, Warmest Regards, Bob Aldrich.” In very good to fine condition, with a heavy diagonal crease to the lower left. Aldrich is rare i…

Now At: $200 (1 bid)

Color 8.5 x 11 magazine photo of the pair in The Sound of Music, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, "To Hans, Christopher Plummer," and in blue felt tip, "Julie Andrews.” In very good to fine condition, with scattered light creasing, and poor-to-moderate contrast to Plummer's signature.

Now At: $242 (3 bids)

Three color glossy photos of popular Asian film directors, ranging in size from 10 x 8 to 8.25 x 11.75, individually signed in blue felt tip by the pictured filmmaker: Johnnie To, Wong Kar-wai, and Yoji Yamada. In overall fine condition.

Now At: $200 (1 bid)

Popular silent actress (1885-1955) famous for her 'vamp' roles and known as one of cinema's first sex symbols. Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 photo of Theda Bara in costume, signed and inscribed in fountain pen in French, and dated 1916. In very good to fine condition, with a light vertical bend touching her left eye. Theda Bara is very scarce in signed 8 x 10 photographs.

Now At: $200 (1 bid)

Color glossy 14 x 11 photo of the two main heroes from the iconic Batman television series, signed in blue felt tip, "Adam West," and in black felt tip, "Burt Ward, 'Robin.'" In fine condition.

Now At: $220 (2 bids)

Large vintage semi-glossy 13.25 x 16.5 silver gelatin portrait of Begley in an intense front-facing pose by Murray Laden, signed and inscribed in black fountain pen, "To Dr. and Mrs. Town, with gratitude and affection, even Ed Jr., wishes [Begley switches to blue fountain pen] that he be included in this. Sincerely, Ed Begley, W. O. Gant, 'Look Homeward, Angel.'” Reverse bears the p…

Min Bid: $200 (0 bids)

Desirable high-grade set of 1963 Topps Beverly Hillbillies trading cards, featuring beloved characters Jed Clampett, Granny, Elly May, Jethro, and more from the classic 1960s sitcom. When first released, the cards were available in five-cent packs and less commonly in one-cent gumball machines. In the 1980s the consignor purchased a rare, vintage gumball machine still containing two stacks of Bev…

Now At: $357 (6 bids)

Huge collection of over 400 ink and felt tip signatures of British actors and actresses of film and stage, individually autographed on 6 x 4 cards (a few smaller), with several inscribed to “John” and many bearing affixed images of the celebrity. Signers include: Diana Dors, Claire Bloom, Madeleine Carroll, Melville Cooper, Tom Courtenay, Judy Geeson, Hermione Gingold, Wendy Hiller, M…

Now At: $640 (3 bids)