Chaplin, Charles (1889-1977)
Vintage signed photograph
Charles (Charlie) Chaplin - English comic actor and filmmaker who rose to fame in the silent film era. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona "the Tramp" and is considered one of the most important figures of the film industry. Vintage signed black and white photograph “Charles Chaplin”. 3.25 x 5.25 inch, n.p., n.d. Signed in dark black ink. Minor silvering top left edge, else good condition. Also included is a signed and inscribed photograph (4.0 x 5.75 inch) of Chaplin’s daughter Geraldine Chaplin (1944).
Price: $ 975 / € 750
Chaplin, Charles (1889-1977)
Iconic vintage signed photograph “The Tramp”
Charles (Charlie) Chaplin - English comic actor and filmmaker who rose to fame in the silent film era. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona "the Tramp" and is considered one of the most important figures of the film industry. One of a kind signed and inscribed photograph “To Richard … with admiration from Charlie Chaplin” and dated in his hand “Feb. 23rd 1953.” Glossy black and white photograph, 7.25 x 9.25 inch, n.p., 1953 February 23. Photo by Florence (Meyer) Homolka (1911-1962) an American portrait photographer and socialite. Photo is mounted to cardboard and probably slightly trimmed, else fine condition.
Price: $ 2,925 / € 2.250
Garbo, Greta (1905-1990)
Swedish film actress, icon during Hollywood's silent and classic periods and one of the greatest film stars of all time. Check signed “Greta Garbo”. Chase Manhattan Bank check, 6.0 x 2.75 inch, New York, 1982 June 2, filled out in type and signed by Garbo. Payable to Manhattan Cable TV for $141. In fine condition. The rarity of Greta Garbo autographs is legendary and can be traced back to her early years when Garbo refused to sign autographs or answer fan mail. Signed photos are virtually non-existent and some signed documents are highly questionable. The best way to have a guaranteed genuine autograph of Greta Garbo - bank checks.
Garland, Judy (1922-1969)
Bank check signed
American singer and actress (particularly the classic “The Wizard of Oz”). Bank check signed “Judy Garland”. 6.25 x 2.75 inch, 1951 December 24. Boldly filled out in another hand and signed by Garland. Payable to Tishman Realty & Construction Co. Inc. for $264.50. In fine condition.
Price: $ 875 / € 675
Hitchcock, Alfred (1899-1980)
Signed self-portrait drawing
English film director and producer. He is one of the most influential and extensively studied filmmakers in the history of cinema and known as "the Master of Suspense". Fine self-portrait drawing signed “Alfred Hitchcock” and inscribed “To Heiner” in Hitchcock’s hand. 1p., 5.75 x 4.25 inch, n.p., n.d. (Sept. 72 written on verso in pencil), drawn and signed with a blue felt-tip pen. Famous drawing of Hitchcock's immediately recognizable profile. Minor handling wear, mounting residue on verso, else fine. Together with a fine photo of Hitchcock with a cigar in his mouth.
Price: $ 1,225 / € 975
Mantell, Robert B. (1854-1928)
Fine oversized signed photograph
Shakespearean stage actor who made several silent films. Beautifully oversized signed photo “Yours Sincerely R. B. Mantell 1912”. 9.5 x 12.5 inch, signed and dated in black ink. Handling and corner wear, else fine condition. Rare in this size.
Price: $ 155 / € 120
Monroe, Marilyn (1926-1962)
Excellent album page signed and matted with photograph
American actress, model, and singer, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and early 1960s. Large vintage signature and inscription "To Judy Warmest Wishes Marilyn Monroe”. Yellow album page, 5.25 x 3.5 inch, ballpoint pen, n.p., n.d. Handsomely matted in gray with a photograph of Monroe to an overall of 7.75 x 11.75 inch. Both items removable affixed with photo corners. With faint show-through from an unrelated signature on the back, else fine condition. Beautiful display item!
Price: $ 5,600 / € 4.500
Wayne, John (1907-1979)
Twice-signed page from a menu
Marion Mitchell Morrison, better known by his stage name John Wayne, was an American film actor, director, producer, academy award-winner and American icon. A large folio printed page, 11.25 x 15.5 inch, heavy paper, signed and inscribed by Wayne in black ink “Ed - Day after tomorrow, Good Luck, again, John Wayne” and dated 25/3/74 in another hand. A second signature and inscription “Ed – Good Luck John Wayne” appears at the head of the page written with a pen running out of ink and is barely visible. The page is for a menu from Maxim's restaurant in the Sony Building, Tokyo, featuring a typically Belle Epoque printed colour image of diners and waiters by the French caricaturist Georges Goursat (Sem). The menu also bears a few other signatures by other individuals including the opera singer Anna Moffo, most dated between 1972-74. Some areas of light staining and some age wear, largely at the folds, else good condition. Uncommon Wayne autograph.
Price: $ 975 / € 750