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Bergman, Ingrid (1915-1982)

Vintage signed photograph from Casablanca

Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films. She won three Academy Awards and is ranked as the fourth greatest female star of American cinema of all time by the American Film Institute. Attractive vintage glossy signed photograph “Ingrid Bergmann”. 3.5 x 5.5 inch, n.p., n.d., promotional German postcard photo of Bergman for Casablanca by Rüdel-Verlag, signed in black ink. With a small crease to upper left corner, otherwise fine.

 

 

Price: $ 495 / € 390

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Bergman, Ingrid (1915-1982)

Vintage signed photograph

Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films. She won three Academy Awards and is ranked as the fourth greatest female star of American cinema of all time by the American Film Institute. Beautiful vintage signed photograph. 4.0 x 5.75 inch, signed “All the best Ingrid Bergmann” in dark ink. Fine condition.

Price: $ 325 / € 250

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Bernhardt, Sarah (1844-1923)

Beautiful large vintage signed photograph

French stage and early film actress. She was referred to as "the most famous actress the world has ever known" and is regarded as one of the finest actors of all time. Sepia toned photo signed and dated "Souvenir de Sarah Bernhardt 1911". 6.0 x 8.75 inch, black and white, signed in dark black ink. Mounting residue on verso, probably slightly trimmed, else fine condition and uncommon in this size.

Price: $ 590 / € 460

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Chaplin, Charles (1889-1977)

Typed letter signed re: “a very clever drawing”

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. Typed letter signed “Chas Chaplin”. 1p., 8.5 x 11.0 inch, Los Angeles, 1916 June 30. On his rarely seen Charlie Chaplin Music Publishing Co. stationery. Addressed to Mr Cyril Arthur Still in London. In full: “Dear Friend: Your very interesting letter received with many thanks, and complying with your request I am inclosing you one of my photographs and have signed your very clever drawing. Thanking you for your interest and support of my screen work. I am Very sincerely Yours”. Mailing folds, handling wear, slightly discolored, else good condition. A fine Chaplin autograph with his image in the upper right corner.

Price: $ 1,540 / € 1.190

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Chaplin, Charles (1889-1977)

Typed letter signed

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. Typed letter signed “Charlie Chaplin”. 1p., 5.75 x 8.25 inch, n.p. (Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland), 1969 April 22. On his personal Charles Chaplin letterhead. A thank you letter to Mr. Langer, in full: “Thank you very much for your kind thoughts on my eightieth birthday.” Signed in dark black felt tip pen. Mailing fold, punch holes, else fine condition.

 

Price: $ 935 / € 725

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Chaplin, Charles (1889-1977)

Fine vintage signature

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. Bold vintage fountain pen signature “Best wishes Charlie Chaplin 19-29.” 5.5 x 4.25 inch page from an autograph album. N.p., n.d. (1929). Photo and name tag affixed. Fine condition.

Price: $ 775 / € 590

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Cooper, Gary (1901-1961)

Document signed regarding the movie “Bluebeard's Eighth Wife”

American film actor and a major movie star from the end of the silent film era through the end of the golden age of Classical Hollywood. Document signed, 1p, 8.5 x 11.0 inch, 1937 October 25. Paramount Pictures, Inc. Document in which Cooper confirms that he “commenced the rendition of your services in the motion picture photoplay tentatively entitled BLUEBEARD’S EIGHTH WIFE on October 25, 1937. Signed at the conclusion in bold fountain pen by Cooper and countersigned by a Paramount assistant treasurer. Two small pieces of mounting tape on verso, punch holes at the left edge, else fine condition. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife is a 1938 American romantic comedy film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by Ernst Lubitsch - starring Claudette Colbert and Gary Cooper.

Price: $ 490 / € 390

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Dietrich, Marlene (1901-1992)

Vintage signed photograph with rare full signature

German-American actress and singer. Vintage signed postcard photograph “Marlene Dietrich”. 3.5 x 5.5 inch, “Ross Verlag”, signed in green ink with her rare full signature. Fine condition.

 

Price: $ 325 / € 250

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Dietrich, Marlene (1901-1992)

Signed photograph

German-American actress and singer. Beautiful signed photograph, 8.0 x 10.0 inch. Signed in silver, fine condition.

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Dietrich, Marlene (1901-1992)

Impressive photo-collection

German-American actress and singer. Large archive of UNSIGNED photographs. One folder with about 150 photos (more than 40 vintage “Ross Verlag” photographs, reprints, book-photos, cards), different size, mostly from her younger years. Good to fine condition.

Price: $ 390 / € 300

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Davis, Bette (1908-1989)

Vintage signed photograph

Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis was an American actress of film, television and theater. Regarded as one of the greatest actresses in Hollywood history. Vintage signed photograph, 5.0 x 7.0 inch. Signed and inscribed in black ink “For Jack Tiffany – from Bette Davis”. Corner wear, minor grey shadow in the middle of the photograph, else good condition.

 

 

Price: $ 245 / € 190

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Disney, Walt (1901-1966)

Excellent album page signed and matted with photograph

Walter Elias "Walt" Disney - American business magnate, animator, cartoonist, producer, director, screenwriter, philanthropist and voice actor. As a major figure within the American animation industry and throughout the world, he is regarded as a cultural icon, known for his influence and contributions to the field of entertainment during the 20th century. Excellent album page signed “To IRENE Walt Disney”. 5.25 x 5.25 inch (visible), n.p. (Berlin), n.d. (1958), boldly inscribed and signed in green ballpoint. Handsomely matted in gray with a photograph of Disney to an overall of 7.75 x 11.75 inch. Both items removable affixed with photo corners. Fine condition. Autograph was obtained by Irene Schade, Berlin at the Berlin Film Festival 1958 - June 27 to July 28. A perfect example of a Disney autograph.

Price: $ 2,250 / € 1.850

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Garbo, Greta (1905-1990)

Rare twice signed check

Swedish film actress, icon during Hollywood's silent and classic periods and one of the greatest film stars of all time. Rare bank check signed “Greta Garbo”, 6.25 x 2.75 inch, 1966 October 27. Drawn from an account at Chase Manhattan in New York and filled out and signed by Garbo. Payable to Cash for $ 3,500. Endorsed again on the reverse in blue ballpoint. Minor tear at the central vertical fold, else fine condition. From the estate of Greta Garbo. 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. Known to collectors, the best way to have a guaranteed genuine autograph of Greta Garbo - bank checks. A rare twice-signed check from the reclusive leading lady, who often resorted to paying in cash due to many payees opting to keep her valued signature.

Price: $ 2,925 / € 2.250

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Hepburn, Katharine (1907-2003)

Content typed letter signed “a character as weak as mine”

American actress of film, stage and television. Received four Academy Awards for Best Actress - a record for any performer. In 1999, Hepburn was named by the American Film Institute as the greatest female star in Hollywood history. Fine typed letter signed. 1p., 5.5 x 8.5 inch, 1989 February 14. On her personal stationary with red printed lettering. Addressed to Alice Hicks in East Boston, MA. In this Valentine's Day letter, Hepburn gushes over gifts, in full: “Dear Alice – Oh my oh my -- You have read my mind again -- I have been avoiding temptation but I have been tempted -- But as long as nothing was there I couldn't give in to my base desires -- Now turtles abound -- and of course with a character as weak as mine -- I give in -- ! There is obviously no hope for the weak – What interests me is how you guess these periods of temptation are surround me with the delicious means of satisfaction ---“ On verso Hepburn adding a holograph note: “Thank you for your sensitive imagination - you are too generous -- Your recipient”, signing once "K.H."  and adding “your grateful friend” and signing again "K.” Accompanied by the original mailing envelope. Mailing fold, else fine condition. This autograph comes from a large collection of letters spanning a 12 year correspondence between Hepburn and an admirer.

Price: $ 290 / € 225

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Hitchcock, Alfred (1899-1980)

Signed self-portrait sketch matted with photograph

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock - English film director and producer. Often nicknamed "The Master of Suspense", he pioneered many elements of the suspense and psychological thriller genres. Original signed self-portrait sketch “Alfred J Hitchcock”. 1p., page from a book (A. Hitchcock’s Haunted Houseful), 6.25 x 7.5 inch, n.p., n.d. His immediately recognizable profile drawn and signed in green felt-tip pen. Handsomely matted in gray with a photograph of Hitchcock to an overall of 11.75 x 15.75 inch. Both items removable affixed with photo corners. Fine condition.

 

Price: $ 1,235 / € 950

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Hitchcock, Alfred (1899-1980)

Fine typed letter signed to actress Elsie Randolph (Frenxy)

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock - English film director and producer. Often nicknamed "The Master of Suspense", he pioneered many elements of the suspense and psychological thriller genres. Typed letter signed “Hitch”. 1p., 6.5 x 8.0 inch, n.p., 1977 August 9. With holograph salutation in Hitchcock’s hand “Dear Elsie”.  Addressed to Elsie Randolph in Sussex. In Full: “I fear that the flowers we sent to you in December never reached you, so I am repeating the order immediately. I'm sorry to say that Alma is not well having suffered her second stroke during the past year. She has to have day and night nurses, two therapists a week”. Matted in silver and green alongside a reproduction photograph of Hitchcock to an overall size of 20.25 x 13.5 inch. Fine condition. Elsie Randolph (1904-1982) English Actress who starred in two of Alfred Hitchcock's films, Rich and Strange (1931) and Frenxy (1972).

Price: $ 975 / € 815

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Kelly, Grace (1929-1982)

Vintage signed photograph

American film actress and Princess of Monaco as the wife of Prince Rainier III. Vintage postcard photograph signed “Grace Kelly”. 3.5 x 5.5 inch, n.p., n.d., signed with a ballpoint pen. Near mint condition.

 

Price: $ 960 / € 740

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Laurel, Stan (1890-1965) & Hardy, Oliver (1892-1957)

Excellent condition signed photograph

A comedy double of the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema. The team was composed of thin Englishman, Stan Laurel and heavyset American, Oliver Hardy. They became well known during the late 1920s through the mid-1940s for their slapstick comedy with Laurel playing the clumsy and childlike friend of the pompous Hardy. Signed photograph “Stan Laurel” and “Oliver Hardy”. 5.5 x 3.5 inch, signed in dark blue ink, photo showing Laurel and Hardy in a famous pose wearing bowler hats. Excellent condition.

Price: $ 1,190 / € 925

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Laurel, Stan (1890-1965) & Hardy, Oliver (1892-1957)

Album page signed

A comedy double of the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema. The team was composed of thin Englishman, Stan Laurel and heavyset American, Oliver Hardy. They became well known during the late 1920s through the mid-1940s for their slapstick comedy with Laurel playing the clumsy and childlike friend of the pompous Hardy. Signed pink album page “Stan Laurel” and “Oliver Hardy”. 5.0 x 4.25 inch, n.p., n.d., signed in dark blue ball-point. Small photograph of both affixed above signatures. Corner wear, else good condition.

Price: $ 960 / € 740

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Laurel, Stan (1890-1965)

English comic actor, writer and film director, most famous as Laurel of comedic duo Laurel and Hardy. Typed letter signed “Stan”. 1p., 8.5 x 11.0 inch. Malibu, Calif., 1957 November 6. Addressed to Mr. Buck Manbeck. In part “…Is your Theatre going to be of modern design or a replica of the early ‘Nickelodeons’ (90’s atmosphere) with upright piano etc.?...” Accompanied by the original mailing envelope. With intersecting folds, else fine condition.

 

 

Price: $ 430 / € 330

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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

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Nazimova, Alla (1879-1945)

Fine vintage signed photograph

Russian actress. Sepia toned photo signed “Alla Nazimova”. 6.0 x 8.0 inch. Signed in dark black ink. Mounting residue on verso, else fine condition.

Price: $ 350 / € 270

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Pat und Patachon

Rare signed photograph "Long and Short"

Danish film comedians of the silent film era and the first pair of comedians in film history. Played by Carl Schenström (1881-1942) as Pat and Harald Madsen (1890-1949) as Patachon. Vintage matte finish postcard-photo signed "Carl Schenström (Pat)" and "Harald Madsen (Patachon)", 3.5 x 5.5 inch. Signed by both in dark ink on verso. Minor handling wear and a small stain on Patachon’s jacket collar, short film information affixed at the lower edge on verso, else fine. Autographs of Pat and Patachon are rare.

Price: $ 245 / € 190

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Stewart, James (1908-1997)

Typed letter signed re: “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”

James "Jimmy" Stewart was an American film and stage actor. He was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one and receiving one Lifetime Achievement award. Typed letter signed “Jimmy Stewart”. 1p., 6.25 x 8.5 inch. N.p., 1940 March 2, on his personal James Stewart stationery. Addressed to “Dear Miss Anthony”. The letter in full: “Thank you so much for your letter. I must confess that my reactions to the Lincoln Memorial are still the same as those of Jefferson Smith, though I have seen it quite a few times already. I am now making “The Mortal Storm” with Margaret Sullavan; if you see it, won’t you write me again, telling me how you liked the picture.” Mailing folds, stained on verso, else fine condition. “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” is a 1939 American political comedy-drama film, starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur, about one man's effect on American politics. The scene with James Stewart as Jefferson Smith at the Lincoln Memorial is film history.

Price: $ 380 / € 290

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Turpin, Ben (1874-1940)

Scarce signed check

American silent film star, in many Keystone Kops films, remembered for his crossed eyes and knock-knees. Scarce signed check “Ben Turpin”. Los Angeles 1921, November 29. On his personal check drawn on the Bank of Italy making a $35.00 payment to the Hollywood Auto Top Co. Filled out and excellent signed by Turpin in purple ink. Fine condition. A scarce autograph.

Price: $ 475 / € 395

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Wayne, John (1907-1979)

Autographed letter signed – a short rhyme in Wayne’s hand

Marion Mitchell Morrison, better known by his stage name John Wayne, was an American film actor, director, producer, academy award-winner and American icon. Autographed letter signed “John Wayne”. Wedding Card, 4.5 x 6.0 inch (folded), n.p., 1978. Wedding card of congratulations by Wayne on the occasion of a 50th wedding anniversary. In full: “Dear Virl + Emma – you are the envy of many and have the Good Will of All". Boldly written and signed by Wayne and in near mint condition. Together with a photo card of Wayne (printed signature). Highly uncommon Wayne autograph.

Price: $ 1,485 / € 1.190

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Wayne, John (1907-1979)

Signed photograph

Marion Mitchell Morrison, better known by his stage name John Wayne, was an American film actor, director, producer, academy award-winner and American icon. Signed photograph “Good Luck John Wayne – 1964”. 4.0 x 5.0 inch, black and white, signed and dated in ballpoint. Minor handling and corner wear, minor mounting residue on verso, else good condition.

 

 

Price: $ 1,140 / € 950

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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: $ 1,090 / € 850

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