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Scarce Signed Photograph of the Legendary Comedy Duo

ABBOTT, Bud & COSTELLO, Lou Vintage photo of the legendary comedy duo, 8"x10" both smartly dressed with Costello looking over Abbott's shoulder and smiling.  Bud Abbott is looking quite serious and dressed in a mafia style looking suit.  Inscribed using a fountain pen: "To Our Pal 'Elaine' From Your Pals" and signed by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.  $895.00

ALLBRITTON, Louise
Very uncommon vintage B&W photo, half length pose. Measures appx. 7.25”x9.” Inscribed and signed: “Vernon, Best wishes Louise Allbritton. $175.00

ANDERSON, Mary
Wonderful photograph, 7”x9”, head and shoulders profile pose. Inscribed: “To Mabel, very best wishes Mary Anderson-Vitagraph 1914”.  Photographer’s embossed imprint “Stacy, 5th Avenue & 9th Street, Brooklyn”. $125.00

ANDREWS, Dana
Vintage 8”x10”, B&W, borderless photo, 20th Century Fox.  Unusual head& shoulders pose sporting a moustache. $75.00

ANNABELLA
Vintage  B&W  photograph, 7.5”x9” half length pose looking directly into the camera. Very boldly signed with a two word sentiment. $95.00

ARNOLD, Edward
Photograph, 8”x10”, half length pose smiling. Signed with a one word sentiment: “Sincerely, Edward Arnold”. $95.00

ASHLEY, Edward
Vintage photograph, 5”x7” head and shoulders pose boldly signed along with a three word sentiment: “With Best Wishes Edward Ashley.”. $75.00

ASTOR, Mary
Excellent vintage movie still from the 1928 silent film “Romance of the Underworld”.  Head & shoulders pose, 8”x10” inscribed and signed and dated “1980” with excellent contrast. A list of most of her movies have been written on the verso. $135.00

ASTOR, Mary
Photograph, B&W (circa 1930’s) Movie Star Photos Venice, Cal. Measures 7.5”x9.5” head and shoulders pose looking quite serious. Very boldly signed and in V/G-Fine condition. $135.00

ASTAIRE, Fred
Photograph of Astaire 8”x10”, B&W, full length pose dancing with Ginger Rogers. Boldly signed by Fred Astaire on the light portion of the photograph. $375.00

AVALON, Frankie
Vintage photograph, closeup full face, B&W,8”X10”  inscribed and signed in full. $55.00

Rare Topless Josephine Baker Signed Photograph

BAKER, Josephine Photograph, 2.5x 3.5” by Walery, Paris.  Full length pose, topless, her hands raised above her head. She is wearing only a necklace and a pair of shorts that resemble a cat’s face.  Signed in full, with very good contrast.  $695.00

BALANCHINE, George
Great American Ballet Choreographer. Fantastic full signature on a blue 3”x5” card. $135.00.

BALL, Lucille
Measures 7.5”x9”, head & shoulders pose looking quite serious. Inscribed and signed: To Vernon Hansen, Sincerely Lucille Ball.”  Some of the inscription and signature are on the dark portion but easily readable when turned towards the light. In V/G condition. $225.00.

BANKHEAD, Tallulah
Photograph, 5”x8”, head & shoulders pose. Boldly signed.. Dated on verso April 6, 1937 with photographer’s stamp “James Hargis Connelly Portrait- Chicago”. $175.00.

BANKHEAD, Tallulah
B&W head and shoulders profile portrait. Measures 8”x10” inscribed and signed: For Vernon Hansen, All the Best From Tallulah Bankhead”. $160.00.

BANKHEAD, Tallulah
Front cover of a Playbill for the Maplewood Theatre, Maplewood, New Jersey, week of July 6, 1942 presenting Tallulah Bankhead in "The Little Foxes".  Across her portrait she has signed her full name adding "Best wishes". $125.00.

BARNES, Binnie
Photograph, B&W, measures appx. 7.5”x9” beautiful full length pose in a white chiffon negligee, trimmed with white fox highlighted by a square buckle of topaz stones at the waistline designed by Edith Head. Signed : “Sincerely Binnie Barnes.” $47.50

She had relationships with David Niven and Bugsy Siegel

BARRIE, Wendy. Columbia Pictures photograph,  Vintage, , B&W, full length pose, measures 7.5”x9’5”, sexy pose. Inscribed: “Hello Vernon, best wishes Wendy Barrie.”  $225.00

BARRYMORE, Diana
Very uncommon vintage photograph, 7.5”x9”, full length pose dressed in a beautiful outfit. Inscribed: “To Vernon, Diana Barrymore” $195.00

A Wonderful Menu

BARRYMORE, John Full Menu for “Monaco’s” Restaurant, January 20, 1940 where whole lobsters were $1.25. Ladies are requested “Not To Dance Together”. Signed on the back of the menu by John Barrymore. SOLD

Signed Just Months Before His Death

BARRYMORE, Lionel T.L.S., one page, on his name imprinted stationery, Chatsworth, CA. May 3, 1954. (Died 11/15/54).  In part: “How very nice of you to send me a telegram on the occasion of my 76th birthday--it was so very heartening to know that you would take time out of your busy lives to wish me well on my Natal day--..” Signed in full, together with the original envelope and a fine portrait of Barrymore for framing.  $275.00

BARRYMORE, Lionel
Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, head & shoulders pose. Inscribed: “To Henry B. Nightengale with my appreciation and best wishes, Sincerely, Lionel Barrymore”.  $185.00

Original "Batman" Poster, Signed

BATMAN Original single sided Batman movie poster.  Warner Bros. 1989. Starring Michael Keaton as Batman. Jack Nicholson as the Joker and Kim Bassinger. Release date of the movie was  June 1989.  The film was a financial success grossing over four hundred million dollars. It was the 5th highest grossing film in history. It also won an Academy Award. Poster measures a large 28”x40” and has the original folds. Very boldly signed by Michael Keaton using a gold tip marker. Would look fabulous framed  SOLD

BAXTER, Warner
Photograph, 7”x9”, B&W, close up profile of Baxter lighting a cigarette. He has written: “Best wishes, Sincerely, Warner Baxter”.  $125.00

BEATTY, Clyde
Choice signature and sentiment on a card: “Thanks for asking, Clyde Beatty, Big Cage”.  $85.00

BELLAMY, Ralph
Attractive photo, 5”x7” half length pose. Signed in purple ink with a one word sentiment: “Sincerely, Ralph Bellamy”  $110.00

The Greatest Actress In The World

BERNHARDT, Sarah Postcard photograph of Bernhardt as Saint Theresa. Boldly inscribed and signed and dated in her hand “1904”.  SOLD

BERRY, Wallace
Fine full ink signature on a portion of an album page.  Ample margins for matting and framing. $160.00.

BLACKSTONE, Harry Autograph quotation signed on an album page: “Success is work Plus Confidence, Plenty of It” “Harry Blackstone, The Magician.” $295.00

TThe Greatest Magician of His Day

BLACKSTONE, Harry Very scarce “Playbill” from the Cass Theatre, Feb. 1955. “Blackstone The Magician”, the front cover bears a portrait of Blackstone, full face, which he has inscribed and signed. Together with a photograph of Harry Blackstone, Jr. 8”x10”, B&W, inscribed, signed and dated “6-4-88”.  $275.00

BLYTH, Anne
Dazzling vintage 8”x10” B&W photograph. Three quarter length pose, smiling. Signed with a two word sentiment. $55.00.

BOLGER, Ray
Very scarce autograph letter signed on his name imprinted stationery. $395.00.

BOLGER, Ray
Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, head and shoulders pose as “The Scarecrow.”  Together with an authentic piece of straw from Bolger’s “The Scarecrow” costume and a copy of Bolger’s autograph letter signed submitting the straw. $295.00.

BOLGER, Ray
Handsome vintage photograph of a young Bolger, 8”x10”, B&W, head & shoulders pose, smiling. Inscribed and signed on the light background of the photograph thus offering excellent contrast. $165.00.

Brother Of John Wilkes Booth

BOOTH, Edwin Fine ink signature dated Dec.21, 1872.  SOLD

BOYD, William
Portion of a postcard where he writes: “Good Luck and Best Wishes - ‘Hoppy’ William Boyd”. $225.00.

BREMER, Lucille
MGM photo 7”x9” B&W half length pose smiling. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon Hansen Best Wishes, Lucille Bremer” $40.00.

Probably The Most Successful Character Actor In American Films

BRENNAN, Walter Vintage, sepia photograph, 8”x10”, head & shoulders pose, full face, smiling.  Uncommon, early inscription, signed and dated by Brennan. “To Ruth and Wally, with best wishes always, Walter Brennan, 1941”.  $350.00

JFK & RFK told Sinatra to tell Sammy Davis Not to marry her

BRITT, May Fabulous photo, B&W, 8”x10”, of a head & shoulders pose looking quite serious. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon from May Britt.  $77.50

Very Scarce ORIGINAL Charles Bronson autograph
BRONSON, Charles Signed photograph, 8”x10”, B&W from “Bronson Death Wish 4, The Crackdown”. Portrait, half length pose of Bronson ready to shoot his M-16 during a gun battle in a video arcade. Cannon Films, 1987. Very boldly signed “Charles Bronson”.  SOLD

BROWNING, Ricoe
Beautiful original pen sketch of “The Creature”, boldly signed in full. Overall size 8.5”x11”.  $100.00

BRUCE, Carol
Universal Pictures photograph, B&W, 7”x9”, three quarter length pose smiling. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon With best wishes, Carol Bruce.”  $55.00

BRUCE, David
Vintage photograph, 5”x7” head and shoulders pose looking directly into the camera and smiling Printed on the photograph “Best wishes David Bruce.” Just below he has written in fountain pen: “Vernon-Sorry to be so late-David Bruce.”  SOLD

One of the Most Forged Hollywood Autographs

BRYNNER, Yul Glossy photograph, 8”x10” of Brynner, half length pose smiling. Inscribed: “Sue, Yul Brynner”.  $125.00

Very Scarce Signatures of Vaudeville black dancers "Buck & Bubbles"
Michael Jackson named his Chimpanzee after Bubbles

BUCK, Ford L (1903-1955) African American vaudeville dancer and singer.
BUBBLES, John W. (1902-1986) African American vaudeville dancer and singer.
Yellow album page signed “Buck & Bubbles” by the hand of John W. Bubbles. Together with a B&W portrait of both. 
$95.00

Rare Letter From The Original Siamese Twins

BUNKER, Chang & Eng Manuscript letter signed, Mount Airy, N.C., Dec. 18th (n.y.). To J. Brown. They write: “We have been ill ever since our return from Europe and one of us-Chang-cannot use his hand so as to write. Eng writes for both, Chang & Eng Bunker.”  From the noted collection of John Brown, Jr. In fine condition along with a portrait of the Bunker’s and a magazine article about a Bunker family reunion.  SOLD

BURKE, Billie
Vintage photograph 7.5”x9.25” head and shoulders pose smiling. Inscribed and signed: “with my love to lovely Mr. (?) yours truly Billie Burke.”  $147.50

Scarce Signed Cover of a Script for Ironside

BURR,  Raymond Front cover of the Script Ironside The Over-The -Hill Blues.Production # 40310, June 25, 1974. Boldly signed by Raymond Burr. In addition it appears two others have signed one being Don McDougall (1917-1991) Director of Ironside and dozens of other TV series such as Rin Tin Tin, Dukes of Hazzard, Amazing Spider Man, Wonder Woman, Dallas, Planet of the Apes and more.  $135.00

BURTON, Lance
Fabulous black & white photograph, 8"x10" of Burton holding a deck of cards. Bold signature.  $27.50

BURTON, Richard
Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, head & shoulders pose inscribed with a two word sentiment: “Good wishes, Richard Burton”.  $350.00

BYRNES, Ed B&W, 8”x10”, boldly signed. $40.00

CAGNEY, James
Very rare autograph letter signed on the imprinted stationery of his farm in New York State. One and a quarter pages, Oct. 11, 1966  $375.00

CAGNEY, James
Vintage B&W photograph 7.25”x9” head & shoulders pose of a smiling actor.   $275.00

CAGNEY, James
Original crayon art work in color of a house, tree, sun and blue sky. It is reported that Cagney crudely drew this item for a young boy that was hospitalized in Philadelphia. Boldly autographed by Cagney with a huge signature. He used a ball point pen.   SOLD

CAGNEY, James
Movie still of Cagney along with a female actress, 8”x10”, B&W, half length pose, signed “James Cagney $135.00

Murdered, Shot Three Times In The Head

CALLAHAN, Bill Vintage photograph, 3.5x5.5, postcard,  of a head and shoulders pose, smiling, looking directly into the camera. Boldly signed in fountain pen: “To Vernon Best wishes Bill Callahan.” .  $145.00

One of Canada’s Greatest Actors

CANDY, John Black and white, 8”x10” of Candy standing with Ally Sheedy from the movie “Only The Lonely” (1991). Boldly signed..  $225.00

CANDY, John Choice signature “John Candy” on a 3"x5” card. Quite uncommon in genuine signatures as many forgeries appear on the market.  $125.00

CANDY, John
One of Canada’s greatest and funniest character actors.  Choice signature “John Candy” on a 3"x5”card. Quite uncommon in genuine signatures as many forgeries appear on the market. In very fine condition  SOLD

CANDY, John
One of Canada’s greatest and funniest character actors.  Choice signature “John Candy” on a 3"x5”card. Quite uncommon in genuine signatures as many forgeries appear on the market. In very fine condition  SOLD

CANTOR, Eddie
Vintage 8”x10” photo, head & shoulders pose,  looking very distinguished in a suit and tie.  Inscribed and signed: “To Ruth, Good Wishes, Eddie Cantor”..  $175.00

CANTOR, Eddie
Vintage 8”x10” photo, head & shoulders pose,  looking very distinguished in a suit and tie.  Inscribed and signed: “To Ruth, Good Wishes, Eddie Cantor”..  $175.00

CARERE, Christine
Vintage photograph, head and shoulders pose, full face. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon from Christine  with all my love! Christine Carere.”  $55.00

CARROLL, Madeleine
Stunning photograph, 7”X9”, half length pose with a slight smile. Signed:“Best wishes Madeleine Carroll.”  $175.00

CARROLL, Madeleine
Stunning photograph, 7”x9”, head and shoulders pose smiling. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon Hanse with my best wishes Madeleine Carroll.”  $157.50

CARROLL, Madeleine
Stunning photograph ,7.5”x9”, three quarter length pose smiling.  Dressed in a formal afternoon gown. A heavy black crepe dress designed by Edith head. Signed with a two word sentiment; “Best wishes Madeleine Carroll.”  $167.50

CHONG, Tommy
Wonderful, vintage signature of Tommy Chong on a 3“x5“ card.. He draws a marijuana cigarette after his name. $35.00

CLAIR, Rene
Fine signature on a card where a collector has affixed his portrait.  $150.00

CODY, Iron Eyes
Known as “The Crying Indian”, he starred in the famous 1970’s anti-littering TV commercials.Fabulous, glossy 8”x10” photo of Cody in costume wearing an elaborate headdress. Inscribed, signed and dated: “Iron Eyes Cody, 1980, Bob Orth”. $100.00

COLBERT, Claudette
Photograph 7.5”x9”, full length pose wearing the frills of the early 1900’s. She sings and dances in Paramount’s Zaza.   The picture is antique in setting but has the charm and vivacity of the theater in its heyday. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon Hansen all good wishes from Claudette Colbert.”. $160.00

COLBERT, Claudette
Photograph 7.5”x9”, full length pose from Paramount’s Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife.  Her dress is designed by Travis Banton. Narrow rows of “val” lace accent the front of her skirt. Short puffed sleeves introduces a fragile pleated treatment. A broad brimmed hat of pale blue milan, short white gloves and a large white envelope purse completes the outfit. Signed with a one word sentiment: “Sincerely Claudette Colbert.”. $95.00

COLBERT, Claudette
Photograph 7.5”x9”, full length pose from Paramount’s Zaza. She wears the frills of the early 1900’s, sings and dances the can-can in which she stars. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon Hansen Best wishes from Claudette Colbert.” $95.00

America's Most Distinguished Show

COLE, James M. James M. Cole became a circus legend.  Typed letter signed on his ornate, colorful letterhead.  December 18, 1945.  Fine circus content regarding getting back from a show and mentioning a few problems. In part he writes: “...it really is some job getting this opery (operation) ready, but I love it..”  Signed “Jim”  $125.00

COLLINS, Joan
Vintage B&W 20th Century Fox photograph, 8”X10”.  Full length  sexy side pose in a bathing suit. Inscribed and signed: To Vernon my Best wishes Joan Collins.” $145.00

Scarce Signed Photo of One of Hollywood's Top Stars

COMPSON, Betty Photograph, 8”x10” full face looking directly into the camera. A most unusual portrait.  Beautifully inscribed and signed: “To Anna Patrick, Sincerely yours, Betty Compson”. $185.00

Uncommon Vintage Signed Photograph

CONNERY, Sean Photograph of a very young Sean Connery, 4”x5.5”, B&W, full face, smiling. Signed and inscribed with a sentiment  “For Richard,  with good wishes, Sean Connery.  SOLD

CONNORS, Chuck Photo, B&W, 8”x10” as Lucas McCain in the Rifleman (1958-63). The show ran for 168 episodes.  Signed with green ink along with a sentiment.   SOLD

Hugh Hefner’s Second Wife
CONRAD, Kimberly Color portrait, 8”x10.5” topless and bottomless,  from Playboy Magazine, June 1989. Inscribed and signed: “To Robert, Best wishes, Kimberly Conrad.”  Inscribed and signed once again on the verso of another topless and bottomless photo  $49.95

COOPER, Gary Candid vintage original one of a kind “Brownie” photograph, half length pose wearing a suit and hat. He was caught getting out of his automobile. Signed: “Best wishes, Gary Cooper”.  $550.00

One of a Kind Original Sketch by Jack Rosen

COOPER, Gary Original caricature by the noted artist Jack Rosen. During WWII, Rosen sketched the portraits of over 25,000 hospitalized servicemen. Image area appx. 6”x10” in color, head and shoulders pose, profile of Cooper. Cooper has signed his name in full with a huge signature up the left hand margin. Very attractive for framing.  $450.00

Rare A.L.S. of Gary Cooper

COOPER, Gary Autograph letter signed, one page, no date.  SOLD

COOPER, Jackie
Candid vintage original one of a kind “Brownie” photograph, half length pose wearing a suit and hat. He was caught getting out of his automobile. Signed: “Best wishes, Gary Cooper”.  $100.00

CORNELL. Katherine
Vintage photograph, 8”x10” head and shoulders pose, clasping her hands and looking a bit sad. Inscribed and signed: “Vernon Hansen Best Wishes Katherine Cornell.”  $125.00

COSTELLO, Dolores
Vintage photograph, 7.5”x9”, head and shoulders pose, smiling. Signed with a three word sentiment: “with kindest thoughts Dolores Costello.” $175.00

COSTELLO, Lou
Fabulous publicity photograph, 8’X10”, B&W, head & shoulders pose, full face, close-up looking directly into the camera. Inscribed and signed on the clear area of the background: “To Janet, Love & Kisses, Lou Costello”. Copyright 1945, Universal pictures Co., Inc. $395.00

CRAIG, James
RKO Radio Pictures vintage photograph, B&W, 7.5”x9” of Craig riding a horse in a western scene. Signed with a two word sentiment: “Best Wishes James Craig,”. $85.00

Pioneer in Female Superheroes

CRAIG, Yvonne & WEST, Adam Wonderful off camera frequent visitor on the Batman set is Sebastian, a Yorkshire terrier belonging to Craig. Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, full length of Craig as Batgirl holding her beloved terrier. She has signed: “Love Yvonne Craig Batgirl.”  Together with an 8”x10” B&W photograph, full length of Adam West as Batman. Signed: “A.West.” $150.00

CRAIN, Jeanne Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon All good wishes, Jeanne Crain.” Not common in signed vintage photographs.. $100.00

CRANE, Fred Black & White photo from GWTW showing Crane along with Vivian Leigh and George Reeves (later who played Superman). Inscribed: “To Robert Keylon from Brent Tarlton, Scarlet O’Hara and Stuart Tarleton – Gone With The Wind 1939-Fred Crane (Brent).”. $127.50

CRANE, Richard Vintage photograph, borderless,  B&W,  7.25”x9” half length pose smiling. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon Sincerely Richard Crane. $125.00

CRAWFORD, Broderick Wonderful card stock vintage photograph, 7.5”x9.5”, B&W, head & shoulders pose. Inscribed and signed in fountain pen: “To Vernon- Good Luck and everything else from Broderick Crawford.” $95.00

Scarce Vintage Photograph

CRAWFORD, Joan MGM Vintage photograph, 7.5”x9.5”, B&W, head and shoulders pose, looking to the side and smiling. Boldly inscribed and signed: “To Edith from Joan Crawford”.  SOLD

CRAWFORD, Joan
Wonderful MGM vintage photograph, 8”x10”, B&W half length pose looking directly into the camera. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon Hansen from Joan Crawford.”  $225.00

CRAWFORD, Joan
Vintage photograph, 8”x10”, B&W half length pose of the actress behind a chain link fence and looking directly into the camera. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon Hansen from Joan Crawford.”  $195.00

CRAWFORD, Joan
Vintage MGM photograph, borderless, 7”x9” full length pose extravagant outfit, full length pose inscribed: “Happy Easter Vernon Hansen from Joan Crawford.”  $225.00

CRAWFORD, Joan
Vintage MGM photograph, borderless, 7”x9” full length pose leaning on a statue. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon Hansen Gratefully, Joan Crawford.”  $177.50

CRAWFORD, Joan
Photograph, B&W, head and shoulders pose smiling. Inscribed and signed: “To Richard from Joan Crawford”. Her signature is almost seven inches long.   $135.00

Fine content letter From Joan Crawford

CRAWFORD, Joan Typed letter signed on her name imprinted letterhead. May 19, 1971 to Dear Richard. She writes in part: “...I’m so happy that you enjoyed seeing me on the Merv Grifffin’s Show. My book will be published in the fall.  At the present time, we are not sure of the title, but I think it will be: “Joan Crawford - My Way Of Life”.  Yes, I’ll be glad to autograph your copy of the book...”.  $75.00

CROTHERS, Scatman
Choice photograph, black and white, 8”x10” half length pose smiling.  Boldly inscribed in red ink; ‘To Robert Orth- Sincerely- Scat Man Crothers Louie  1976.” $95.00

CUSHING, Peter
Vintage photograph (1940) B&W,.8”x10” head and shoulders pose in military uniform smoking a cigarette. This portrait is of Cushing playing the part of Capt. Evans in Women In War (1940). Inscribed and signed in 1940: “Vernon- Thank you and Good Luck  yours sincerely Peter Cushing.”. SOLD

ST. CYR, Lili
Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, topless, full length pose lying down. Titled “Naked Maja” from her performance at the Windmill Theatre in London. $125.00

DAHL, Arlene
Photograph, B&W, 8”x10”, Full face looking directly into the camera. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon Hansen with sincere regards Arlene Dahl.”. $27.50

DAILY, Dan
Vintage photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, head and shoulders pose smiling. Inscribed: “To Connie Best Wishes Dan Daily.”. $77.50

DARNELL, Linda
Photograph, 8”x10” Bust pose smiling. Signed with a one word sentiment: “Sincerely Linda Darnell.”.   $195.00

DARNELL, Linda
Photograph, borderless 7"x9" very leggy pose, full length dressed in a Victorian dress sitting on a couch. She is looking directly into the camera and smiling. Inscribed and signed: "To Vernon, Sincerely Linda Darnell." $250.00

DAVIES, Marion
Mistress of William Randolph Hearst. Matte finish photograph, 8’’x10”, bust pose smiling. Signed with a one-word sentiment: “Sincerely Marion Davies.”. $175.00

DAVIES, Marion
Lists all the extras with delivery to be made on 6/19/1930. Also signed by the Isotta Motors Manager. On the verso Isotta Motors agrees to arrange for service in Paris, France and Milan, Italy for Miss Marion Davies, signed once again by the company  manager. SOLD

DAVIS, Bette
Boldly signed with her vintage signature (late 1930’s) “Bette Davis as Empress Carlotta in Juarez.”. $175.00

DAVIS, Bette
Vintage photograph, B&W, 7”x9”, full length elegant pose, smiling. A scene from ‘Mr. Skeffington” (1944). His status as a Jew in 1914 high society which ran into Nazi Germany.  Inscribed: Vernon Hansen from Bette Davis.” . $185.00

DAVIS, Bette
Vintage photograph, B&W, 7”x9”, full length elegant pose, wearing a richly embroidered gown and looking quite serious. A scene from Juarez, boldly signed. $195.00

DAVIS, Bette
Vintage photograph, B&W, 7”x9”, half length elegant pose, sitting and quite serious. Signed "Bette Davis" adding in her hand "as Regina in Little Foxes". $185.00

Important Content Letter

DAVIS, Bette Uncommon T.L.S. on her name imprinted letterhead, April 11th 1939. To: “Dear Vernon Hansen: Davis writes in part: “...I do want to point out to you that your statement regarding receiving a picture of me from the Studio with a printed signature, is quite incorrect! I have never sent out photographs with a ‘printed signature’ – all my pictures are sent out with my personal signature, and do not come from my STUDIO. They have never attended to my fan mail! Cordially Bette Davis.”  Apparently, this letter was also typed by Bette Davis as she has made five corrections by her hand.  $175.00

DAVIS, Bette
Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, head & shoulders pose looking directly into the camera.  Inscribed and signed: “For Richard Butler, from Bette Davis”.  $100.00

James Dean
Bold Vintage Signature
from the legendary actor. Increasingly scarce autograph, and this one is an exceptional example. SOLD

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Her Thank You card signed with her initials adding in her hand: “And with apologies for the delay.” $35.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Typed letter signed, one page, Los Gatos, Calif. February 4, 1977.  To Robert Orth, Curator of American Film Archives. Nice content letter in part: “...forwarded to me here where I am spending a few weeks between TV engagements—the first of which was an appearance on AND THE WINNER IS, to be broadcast at 9 p.m., February 13, by ABC.” $75.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Typed letter signed, one page, Paris, France, January 29, 1982.  To Robert Orth, Curator of American Film Archives. In part:  "...Through some curious mischance, two very kind letters from you bearing birthday greetings in past years, as well as a charming Christmas card, have only just come into my hands...I regret the tardiness of this reply...” Choice signature. Together with the original envelope. $75.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Typed letter signed, one page, Paris, France, December 1, 1982. To Robert Orth she writes in part: “On my return to Paris after filming the CBS special “CHARLES AND DIANA, A ROYAL ROMANCE”, I found awaiting me your attractive card...How kind you are to have remembered the day, and how much pleasure your welcome good wishes have brought me....” Very fine dark ink signature. Together with the original envelope. $85.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Typed letter signed, one page, Paris, France, July 22, 1983. To Robert Orth she writes in part: “Your delightful birthday card, together with its thoughtful greetings, pleased me so much.  Thank you for remembering the day....may this fruitful season bring you renewal and refreshment.”. $65.00

de HAVILLAND, OliviaTyped letter signed, one page, Paris, France, July 13, 1984 to Bob Orth. Nice response to birthday greetings. $65.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Typed letter signed, one page, Paris, France, September 14, 1988 to Robert Orth. She writes: “After a long absence in the United States, it was a most delightful surprise to find awaiting me here your birthday greetings. I much appreciated this kind remembrance and send you, together with my thanks, my very, very best wishes.” A wonderful signature. Together with the original envelope. $75.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Typed letter signed, one page, Paris, France, July 17, 1989 to Robert Orth. A fine letter responding to birthday wishes. Fine signature together with the original envelope, heavily stamped. $65.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Typed letter signed, one page, Paris, France, July 22, 1992 to Bob Orth. A fine letter sending thanks for birthday wishes. Signed with a fabulous signature measuring five and a half inches long. Together with the original envelope $67.50

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Typed letter signed, one page, Paris, France, no date, to a Friend. Interesting letter: “It is with great regret that I return to you, unopened, your envelope.  During a long interval it has been safely stored in a room set aside for this special purpose - as family illnesses, requiring all my time and care, prevented my giving to it the attention it deserved. Now another primary obligation keeps me from responding to my mail as I would like to do: the writing of my autobiography which, after so many sad interruptions, I am now able to resume. I know you will understand and that you will wish me well in the demanding task which I have undertaken...” Boldly signed together with the original envelope postmarked Paris 18-9-95. One mild repair with tape not affecting the type $85.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Uncommon autograph letter signed, one full page, Paris, July 24, 1979 to Dear Mr. Orth.  She writes: “Many, many thanks for your kind birthday greetings. I so much appreciated your remembering the day. With my every good wish, Most Sincerely.” Wonderful signature together with her hand addressed envelope. $125.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Uncommon autograph letter signed, one full page, Paris, July 21, 1977 to Dear Mr. Orth.  She writes: “Many thanks indeed for your kind greeting on my birthday. I greatly appreciated this thoughtful remembrance. With my very good wish, Most Sincerely.”  Very nice signature together with the original attractive envelope. $125.00

Very Rare Original Self-Portrait

de HAVILLAND, Olivia An exceedingly rare original self-portrait on a 4”x6” card.  Inscribed: “For Shaun Nunnally from Olivia de Havilland, Paris, July 25, 1989.” In excellent condition with the original envelope.  $150.00

Olivia de Havilland’s Personal Handkerchief, Signed

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Her personal attractive handkerchief, with embroidered flowers at each end and measuring approximately 13” square. Hand signed by Olivia de Havilland with a huge signature measuring seven inches long. Fine condition except for original folds  $125.00

One of a Kind Original Brownie Type Photo, Signed

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Photograph, Brownie camera type, of Olivia de Havilland with a gentleman, signed. Measures 2.5”x3.5”. Fine condition  $125.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Photograph, 3.5”x5” of Olivia signed on the lower white margin with a three-word sentiment. Fine condition. $85.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Photograph, B&W, 4”x6” of Olivia as Melanie Hamilton in Gone With the Wind.  Inscribed and signed on the lower white margin: “For Lara Yates, every good wish, Olivia de Havilland.” Very fine condition. $125.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Photograph, B&W, 3.5”x5” of Olivia from Gone With the Wind.  Choice sentiment and signature: “Very best wishes from Melanie and Olivia de Havilland.”. $135.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Photograph, B&W, 8”x10” bust pose of a young Olivia de Havilland. Very boldly signed. $165.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Photograph, B&W, 8”x10” middle aged half-length pose looking directly into the camera. Inscribed and signed on the lower white margin: “For Robert Orth- All good wishes- Olivia de Havilland.”  Fine condition. $165.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Photograph, B&W, 8”x10” of Olivia, three quarters length pose in an elaborate dress, sitting on a couch in Gone With the Wind. Signed. $175.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Photograph, B&W, 8”x10” of Olivia in Gone With the Wind. Looking slightly to her left, smiling, and holding a fan. Signed with a three-word sentiment. SOLD

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Photograph, B&W, 8”x10” of Olivia as Melanie Hamilton in Gone With The Wind. Fabulous full-length portrait in an elaborate dress with her hands clasped. $175.00

de HAVILLAND, Olivia Photograph, Vintage, B&W, 8”x10” of Olivia half length pose looking quite serious and looking directly into the camera. Inscribed and signed: “To Leo, Bing, and Jules, Every good wish and happiness. Olivia de Havilland.”. $175.00

DENNING. Richard  Handsome vintage 1940’s photograph, 7.5”x9”, B&W half length pose smiling.  Inscribed and signed using a fountain pen: “To Vernon, Sincerely yours, Dick Denning.” $185.00

DENNING. Richard  Handsome vintage 1940’s photograph, 7.5”x9”, B&W, three quarter shirtless pose holding onto a rafter in a construction site. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon, sincerely, Dick Denning.” $185.00

DENNING. Richard  Handsome vintage 1940’s photograph, 7.5”x9”, B&W, three quarter shirtless pose dressed as Tarzan. Inscribed and signed using a fountain pen: “To Vernon- Sincerely, Dick Denning.” $185.00

Possibly One of a Kind

DOUGLAS, Kirk His book “The Gift” Warner Books, First Printing, September 1992. By special request at a Florida bookstore in 1992 Douglas was asked to sign this book on the title page with his birth name. In mint condition with the dust jacket.  SOLD

MGM's Queen of Character Actresses

DRESSLER, Marie Typed letter signed, one page on her name imprinted stationery. December 14, 1933.  $150.00

The Amazing Dunninger

DUNNINGER, John A very scarce autograph letter signed on ornate letterhead, Cliffside Park, New Jersey, no date but original envelope, hand addressed and postmarked  8 October 1966.  To Mr. Paul F. Hoag, Dunninger writes: “Happy to see you at any time. Don’t wait for the cold weather. Regards to Mrs. H- and yourself. Love, D.”.  $250.00

World Famous Magician

DUNNINGER, Joseph Typed letter signed on his name imprinted letterhead, March 2, 1970 to Wayne Bramble.  Dunninger writes to a collector about making an appointment to see Dunninger’s autograph collection which was for sale.  $125.00

DURBIN, Deanna Lovely photograph, 7.5”x9.5”, head and shoulders pose/ Inscribed: “To Ruth-good luck! Deanna Durbin”. SOLD

Magician, Who Succeeded Houdini as President of
The Society of American Magicians

ERNST, Bernard M.L. Very scarce autograph letter signed, one page on the letterhead of The Society of American Magicians, Bernard M.L. Ernst, President.  March 1, 1937, Ernst writes several lines responding to an autograph request. $125.00

FAIRBANKS, JR., Douglas Vintage portrait of the three actors in uniform bearing pistols and swords atop of a fort from the movie Gunga Din, 8"x11" inscribed and signed: To Ray Bravo, from once-upon-a-time "Sargeant Ballantine Douglas Fairbanks." A few minor creases otherwise in V/G condition. $125.00

Very Scarce Vintage Douglas Fairbanks Sr. Signed Photograph

FAIRBANKS SR., Douglas Vintage photograph of the handsome star, head and shoulders pose, 3.25”x6” signed in fountain pen.  Although the signature is across his suit it is easily readable. $250.00

FAIRBANKS, Douglas Fabulous bold fountain pen signature affixed to a larger slip. $125.00

Greatest Italian Film Director Of His Time
His Film La Dolce Vita Condemned By The Vatican

FELLINI, Federico Typed letter signed on his name imprinted stationery. Roma, 14/11/1970 to Marshall E. Bean. Sends thanks for a picture of pupils and sends along a drawing which is not enclosed.  $100.00

FETCHIT, Stephin Printed promotional postcard, signed photo, B&W, matte finish, half length portrait. Boldly signed in green ink across his image. $150.00

FIELD, Kate Autograph letter signed, one page, May 17, 1869, Westminster Hotel, New York. She writes:  $37.50

FONTEYN, Margot Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, vintage three quarter length pose in costume.  Boldly signed in full across the center of the photograph. English photographer’s imprint on the verso. This item is from the Dance collection of Arthur Todd. $195.00

FORD, Glenn Vintage Bruno of Hollywood vintage photograph, B&W, 7.5”x9.5” half length pose smiling. Beautifully inscribed and signed using a fountain pen: “To Vernon- with my very best wishes Glenn Ford.” $40.00

FORREST, Steve Vintage MGM photograph, B&W, 8”x10”, half length pose smiling. Inscribed and signed: “For Vernon Best Wishes Steve Forrest.” $125.00

FRANKLIN, Frederick Handsome vintage Maurice Seymour photograph,  borderless, 7.5”x9” head and shoulders pose looking somewhat serious.  Beautifully inscribed and signed using a fountain pen: “For Vernon Hansen Sincerely Frederick Franklin." $45.00

Inscribed to the Famous French Cinematic Trade Paper

BOOTH, Edwin Fine ink signature dated Dec.21, 1872.  $125.00

Original One of a Kind Judy Garland

Gable, Clark Outstanding vintage MGM photograph of Gable, head and shoulders pose of the very young looking actor. He is looking directly into the camera sporting a slight smile.  Inscribed: “To Cine Miroir, best wishes always, Clark Gable”.  Possibly the earliest signed photo of Gable that we have had the pleasure of handling.  Cine Miroir began publishing in May 1922 ending in 1953.  $1,250.00

GARDNER, Ava Glossy photo, 5”x7” of Gardner aboard a cruise vessel shaking hands with the officers. Signed in full. $125.00

Dead at the Early Age of 39

GARFIELD, John Sepia photograph, 8”x10”, near half length pose of a smiling Garfield dressed in a sailor’s uniform.  An attractive, close-up pose looking directly into the camera. Inscribed and signed: ‘To Ruth, For Victory! John Garfield”.  $595.00

GARFIELD, John Vintage photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, half length pose inside a studio. Signed with a two word sentiment in fountain pen: “Best wishes John Garfield.” $325.00

Vintage Photograph of Judy Garland
Inscribed to Clark Gable
With Letter of Authenticity From A Gable Family Member

GARLAND, Judy OVintage, MGM photograph, 8”x10”, full length pose of a very young, smiling Judy Garland.  She is dressed in a knee length coat with velvet collar and wearing a hat. Her hand is placed on a table and she is looking a little away from the camera.  Her shadow appears on the wall behind her.  Inscribed and signed mostly on the light portion of the background of the photograph. “To Mr. Gable, with love, Judy Garland”.  SOLD

Slain Mob Boss’s Daughter

GIANCANA, Antoinette Very scarce color portrait, 8”x9.5 from Playboy Magazine, topless, inscribed and signed: “To Robert, Love & Kisses Antoinette Giancana.”  SOLD

GOLDBERG, Whoopie Her book: “If Someone Says You Complete Me, Run.”   Hachette Books, 2015, First Edition, 222 pages, boldly signed with a five-inch signature. $40.00

GRABLE, Betty Vintage matte finish photograph, 8”x10”, head and shoulders pose, smiling. Inscribed and signed in red ink: “Best wishes always to Patricia from Betty”. Light wear to three spots bottom right otherwise very good.  $135.00

Sky King - Killed In A Automobile Crash

GRANT, Kirby Advertising portrait of Kirby Grant for the Florida Film Festival. Close up full face portrait of grant, head & shoulders pose wearing his cowboy hat. Boldly inscribed and signed: “For Ray, Happy Landings! Sky King”.  SOLD
 
Greta Garbo A Striking Vintage Signature on an album page from the most reclusive actress of Hollywood's Golden Age. This is an outstanding piece. $SOLD
 
Charley Grapewin A Rare Signed Photograph from the Wizard of Oz's Uncle Henry. $1,800.00.

CAST OF GUNSMOKE

ARNESS, James, BLAKE, Amanda, STONE, Milburn, WEAVER, Dennis, EWING, Roger, and CURTIS, Ken The entire collection is in fine condition and quite scarce as such.  $895.00

GWENN, Edmund Wonderful, choice vintage postcard photograph, head & shoulders pose, full face and smiling. He has signed this photograph with a very bold signature. $145.00

Jim Bakker Scandal
HAHN, Jessica Color portrait 8”x10.5”,  from the November 1987 Playboy Magazine, topless. Boldly signed: “Love Jessica Hahn.”  $39.95

Alan Hale, Jr. Scarce Signed Photographl
HALE, JR., Alan Photograph. B&W half length pose smiling.  Inscribed, signed and dated: “Shari How nice a way to meet you! The Best – Alan Hale Jr, The Skipper-8/3/86.”   In fine condition and rather scarce  $350.00

HAMILTON, Neil Photograph, B&W, head & shoulders pose. Inscribed and signed: “To Robert Orth, with my every good wish, Neil Hamilton-71”. $95.00

The Wicked Witch

HAMILTON, Margaret Photo, 10”x8”, B&W, of Hamilton as the witch looking in her crystal ball at Judy Garland.  Excellent inscription: “No, I want to see Joe, not Dorothy, Go Monkey, and bring me that Layton Boy, and I’ll show him more tricks than pictures, With Love, Margaret Hamilton”.  SOLD

HAMILTON, Margaret Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W of Hamilton as the Wicked Witch looking at Judy Garland in her crystal ball. Inscribed and signed: “To Al, My best! --Margaret Hamilton.” SOLD

Commissioner Gordon in Batman TV Series

HAMILTON, Neil Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, head and shoulders, profile pose.  Inscribed: “To Ray Bravo-with my every good wish-Neil Hamilton.””.  $110.00

Very Scarce A.L.S. By Mama Jean for Jean Harlow

HARLOW, Jean Very scarce autograph letter signed, 4 pages on the letterhead “On Board The Cunard R.M.S. Berengari.” July 18, 1928 to Merty dear..  $350.00


HARLOW, Jean
Her mother s buried in the same room as her daughter, Pink album page boldly inscribed for Jean Harlow by her mother: “To Jean Fletcher Sincerely and Kindly Jean Harlow.”  Wonderful close-up full face smiling magazine photo of Jean Harlow affixed on the verso. $195.00

Very Scarce Signed by William S. Hart

HART, William S. His book: My Life East and West. Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co. 1929, First Edition.  Three hundred sixty-three pages photographs, frontispiece portrait of Hart in color on horseback by Charles M. Russell. Inscribed and signed: “To Marguerate Tazelaar from William S. Hart.”.  $375.00

HAYES, Gabby A very uncommon genuine signature on a slip with his printed portrait and the printed statement: “From your old Pal”. $185.00

HAYMEN, Dick Vintage photograph by noted Hollywood photographer James J. Kriegsmann 7.5”x9” borderless of the actor/singer half length pose, smiling. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernan, Sincerely, Dick Haymes.” In very fine condition $40.00

Choice Content Letter on The Motion Picture

HAYS, Will H. T.L.S., imprinted stationery of Motion Picture Producers & Distributors of America, Inc., Feb. 23, 1928 to George Adams.  $275.00

Copy #1. Inscribed and signed by Rita Hayworth

HAYWORTH, Rita The book: Hello, Hollywood, Doubleday & Co, Inc. 1962, First Edition. Starring many celebrities such as Humphrey Bogart, Charles Chaplin, Gary Cooper, James Dean, Clark Gable, Greta Garbo Cary Grant, Oliver Hardy, Rita Hayworth, Stan Laurel, The Marx Brothers, Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor, John Wayne and several more. Five hundred seventy-one pages. On the half title page someone wrote Copy #1 most likely stating this is the first copy off the press or some copies were given to each actor and this is Copy #1 given to Rita Hayworth.  Hayworth has boldly inscribed and signed this copy on the half title page: “To Joyce Youngbar, with warm wishes and admiration from your friend Rita Hayworth.”.  $235.00

Hellzapoppin

OLSEN, John, JOHNSON, Harold Wonderful vintage photo, 8”x10” of the zany duo, head & shoulders pose. Inscribed and signed: “To Joe & Wally merrily Olsen and Johnson”.  Not common as such.  $125.00

HENREID, Paul Vintage postcard photo, 3.5”x5”, head & shoulders pose smoking a pipe. Inscribed and signed using a fountain pen: “To Mr. Vernon Hansen yours Paul Henreid.” $45.00

HENRY, William Vintage portrait, head and shoulders pose, smiling. B&W, 8”x10”. Inscribed and signed using a fountain pen; “To Vernon with best wishes from Bill Henry.’ $40.00

Rare “The Great Muppet Caper” album signed

HENSON, Jim An original soundtrack recording. Henson Associates, Inc. 1981. Atlantic Recording Corporation. Two-word sentiment signed at the top right corner of the album cover: “Best wishes Jim Henson.” $495.00

Katharine Hepburn A Vintage Signed Photograph of a youthful Hepburn inscribed to baseball Hall-of-Famer Jimmie Foxx. $1,495.00

The Greatest Actress of all Time

HEPBURN, Katharine Very uncommon vintage photograph, 7.5”x9.5”, very slightly trimmed., head & shoulders pose of Katharine Hepburn.  Inscribed to a friend of many celebrities and also an autograph colllector.  “To Edith, In remembrance, Sincerely, Katharine”.  $550.00

The Greatest Actress of all Time

HEPBURN, Katharine Extremely rare autograph letter signed with her full name.  Very few handwritten letters have come on the market signed in full.  Autograph letter signed, one full page on her name imprinted letterhead.  $475.00

Named the Greatest Female Star in Hollywood History

HEPBURN, Katharine Front cover of “Newsweek” magazine, November 10, 1969.  Full face color portrait of Hepburn clasping her hands. Inscribed to Arthur Todd, Katharine Hepburn”.   $175.00

HEYWARD, Louis
Vintage photograph, 7.5”x9”, B&W, head and shoulders pose, smiling. Inscribed and signed using a fountainpen: “To Vernon Hansen Best Wishes Louis hayward".   $95.00

The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis

HICKMAN, Dwayne & DENVER, Bob Photograph, 8”x10”, color of Hickman and Denver. Both have very boldly signed this photograph adding the name of the character they played. This photo is from an original private signing.  $100.00

A Legend in Her Time
HILO, Hatti A pink 4”x6” card signed “Aloha Hilo Hatti.”  A very scarce autograph in excellent condition. Note on verso states this card was signed on Thursday 15 November 1973  $95.00

Boldly Signed by Paul Muni

HILTON, James His book: “We Are Not Alone”  Grosset & Dunlap. N.Y. 1937. Two hundred thirty-one pages. Interesting bookplate on the frontispiece portrait. Above the bookplate is signed: “Greetings Paul Muni Feb.12, 1940.”  $95.00

Boldly Signed by Paul Muni

HILTON, James His book: “We Are Not Alone”  Grosset & Dunlap. N.Y. 1937. Two hundred thirty-one pages. Interesting bookplate on the frontispiece portrait. Above the bookplate is signed: “Greetings Paul Muni Feb.12, 1940.”  $95.00


HITCHCOCK, Alfred
Typed letter signed on his name imprinted stationery. Dated, Aug. 19, 1976.  $595.00

Very Rare Letter From Bob Hope To Golfer James O'Keefe

HOPE, Bob Postcard, color, aerial view of Wake Island.  Six cent U.S. Theodore Roosevelt postage stamp cancelled “Army/Air Force. P.O.” Dec. 18, 1964.  Hope writes to the noted golfer James O’Keefe in Evanston, Il.  “Dear Hacker, She is quite a divot-1st stop on Xmas tour, Best, Bob Hope”. Very attractive piece, military and golf related and signed in full.  $225.00

HUBBARD, John
Vintage borderless photograph (circa early 1940’s), 7.5”x9”  B&W, half length pose, smiling.   Boldly inscribed using a fountain pen: “Best Wishes to you Vernon-John Hubbard.” Very uncommon in signed photographs. $150.00

Disputed Marriage to Howard Hughes (1949-1976)
HUGHES, Terry Moore Cover of “Playboy” magazine, August 1984 with two portraits of Terry Moore. Inscribed and signed: “To Robert, Love always Terry Moore Hughes.”  SOLD

Disputed Marriage to Howard Hughes (1949-1976)
HUGHES, Terry Moore Topless close-up color portrait of Terry Moore lying on a fur rug.   Signed: “Terry Moore Hughes.”  Page taken from “Playboy” magazine.  $45.00

Disputed Marriage to Howard Hughes (1949-1976)
HUGHES, Terry Moore Vintage, B&W photo from “Platinum High School” MGM, copyright 1960. Bust pose, smiling, inscribed, and signed: “To Bob, Lots of love to an ardent fan, Terry Moore Hughes.”  $95.00

HUNTER, Ian
Attractive vintage borderless photograph, 7.25”x8.75” B&W, nearly half length pose looking quite serious. Signed with a two word sentiment using a fountain pen: “Best wishes Ian Hunter.”. $175.00

Actor and Oscar Winning Producer
HUNTER, Ross Vintage photograph 4”x5”, three-quarter length pose, dressed in a suit and looking directly into the camera. Inscribed “To Vernon-Every good wish, Ross Hunter.”  On the verso Hunter as written: “Stop in to see me or write again. R.”  $75.00

HUTTON, Lauren Color portrait of Hutton, three quarter length pose. Long presentation inscription: “Hooray Robert Orth, to the Mid-America Film Archive, the only one of its style I know of--Best times-wishes & luck, Lauren Hutton.”. $45.00

The First Miss World (1911)
HYDE, Alice Newspaper article from 1992 which illustrates a  portrait of Hyde and a portrait of her in 1911. Very boldly signed with a two-word sentiment: “yours truly Lavender Lee.” $150.00

Jackson Family’s “Black Sheep”
JACKSON, La Toya Vintage photograph, B&W, 5”x7”, head and shoulders pose, full face looking directly into the camera.  Signed using a silver ink pen: “La Toya.”.  $47.50

Rare Signed Photograph of Rick Jason

JASON, Rick
Vintage photograph, 8’X10”, B&W, head and shoulders pose, full face looking serious. Inscribed and signed using a fountain pen: “To Vernon with Best Wishes Sincerely Rick Jason.’  $175.00

JEFFERSON, J.
Autograph quotation signed on a large album page: “I will with a bold hand ...J. Jefferson.” A very attractive piece together with a vintage steel engraved portrait.  $67.50

JOLSON, AL
Striking sepia-tone photograph, 5”x7” of a smiling profile image of the great entertainer. Boldly signed with a one word sentiment.  $450.00


Original Sketch of Batman & Robin
KANE, Bob The black-ink sketch is on a 3”x5” card and the sketch of both characters is head & shoulders pose. The drawing is inscribed, signed, adding “Bats Wishes, Bob Kane” and dated 1990.  SOLD

Rare Signed Portrait of Buster Keaton

KEATON, Buster Magazine portrait, head & shoulders full face pose, looking quite sad. Very boldly signed using a pencil with thick lead.  $575.00

Original 1989 Warner Bros. Batman Movie Still.
KEATON, Michael Original Batman movie still in color. Warner Bros. 1989,  measures 11”x14” and  depicts Keaton as Batman  in full length.  Bold signature of Keaton using a gold ink Sharpie pen. length. SOLD

KINCAID, Aron
Uncommon vintage B&W photograph, 8”x10”, head and shoulders pose looking serious. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon with love and best wishes Aron Kincaid.” $85.00

Very Scarce Autograph Letter Signed.
LADD, Alan Autograph letter signed on his name imprinted letterhead. April 26, 1942. Ladd writes: ‘Dear Vernon- Sorry to be so late returning the picture, but have been tied-up working and this is the first chance I’ve had to answer your swell letter- Thanks so much for wanting me to be among those you favor. I really appreciate the favor- Hope I can live up to your expectations- Thanks again- Sincerely- Alan Ladd." $250.00

LADD, Alan
Vintage Paramount Pictures photograph, 8”x10”, hear and shoulders pose of a curious looking Alan Ladd. Beautifully inscribed in fountain pen: “ To Vernon- Bes of Luck! Thanks so much- Sincerely, Alan Ladd.” . $235.00

LADD, Alan
Photograph, 3”x4”, B&W, head & shoulders pose, smiling. Inscribed: To Caesar, Alan Ladd”. $85.00

Rare letter of the Founder of Universal Pictures
LAEMMLE, Carl Typed letter signed, on the imprinted stationery of Universal Pictures Corp., Carl Laemmle, president. Oct.23, 1931, New York. To Mr. Maurice Weinberg.  $595.00

LAHR, Bert
Playbill for the famous comedy Burlesque,   February 1948 held at the National Theatre known as "America’s First Theatre" in Washington  D.C.  Portrait of  Bert Lahr, on the cover  apparently dressed as a clown. Very boldly signed. $395.00

Battered Wife of  Boxer Jake LaMotta
LAMOTTA, Vikki Color portrait from November 1981 Playboy Magazine,  8”x11”, topless and bottomless. Sentiment signed: “These pictures will bring you luck, Vikki.”  $39.95

One of Her Last letters, Great Content, Mentions Her last Movie
"Yes, I did appear again…before Their Majesties at a Command Performance"

LANDIS, Carole Very uncommon typed letter signed, on her name imprinted stationery, March 19, 1948.  $275.00

LANDON, Michael Choice, inscription, sentiment and signature on a 3”x5” card. . $95.00

LANGTRY, Lillie
Slip: “86, Eaton Square, S.W. where Langtry has written: “Admit bearer and 3 friends to Box R this Wednesday, Lillie Langtry.”. Double matted with two color portraits of Langtry.  In an elegant frame. $550.00

LANGTRY, Lillie
Large bold signature on a card. Light blotting to the top of the “L” in Lillie otherwise a lovely example. $275.00

Laurel, Stan & HARDY, Oliver
Photograph. 5”x7”, B&W, of the young team shortly after teaming up and possibly before they invented their characters.  Inscribed and signed by Laurel. Signed by Oliver Hardy. $1,500.00

A Fabulous Pair of Signatures

Laurel, Stan & HARDY, Oliver A fantastic pair of signatures together on a single album page. Very scarce as such.  This is one of the finest pair of signatures of Laurel and Hardy we have seen in over 40 years. On the verso is a pencil signature of David E. Rose (1895-1992). He was a producer of many films from 1930 on. He was the financial advisor and general manager to silent screen star Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.  Rose served as Vice-President of United Artists and general manager of Samuel Goldwyn Productions. $950.00

The Finest Signatures of Laurel & Hardy Imaginable

Laurel, Stan & HARDY, Oliver A fantastic pair of signatures together on a single album page. Very scarce as such.  This is the finest pair of signatures of Laurel and hardy we have seen in over 40 years.  SOLD

LAWFORD, Peter
Fabulous vintage photograph, 8”x10”, head and shoulders pose, full face, looking directly into the camera. Inscribed and signed using a fountain pen running into the dark part of the photograph still readable. “To Vernon Hansen, Best wishes, Peter Lawford.”$350.00

A Legend In Her Own Time

LEE, Gypsy Rose Vintage photograph, 10”x8” by Maurice Seymour of Chicago.  Signed: “Greetings, Gypsy Rose Lee”.  SOLD

LEE, Gypsy Rose
Partly printed contract, both sides of one page, between Gypsy Rose Lee and Standard Riverside in Milwaukee, January 25, 1945 for an appearance for one week singing and talking.  $175.00

LUGOSI, Bela
Uncommon half-length profile pose, in a sitting position, smoking a pipe. Black and white, 5”x7”, inscribed and signed: “To Henry Capelle, Sincerely, Bela Lugosi.” Lugosi used a dark ink fountain pen.  $950.00

Original One of a Kind Photo Receiving Her Oscar

LEIGH, Vivian Blue ink signature to the right of her portrait on a card. The “eig” of her last name a bit lighter then the rest of her signature. Together with an original one of a kind photograph of the beaming actress holding her Oscar.  $425.00

Enormously Popular Porn Star

LOVELACE, Linda Scarce autograph note signed on a card measuring 3”x5”.  “Ordeal” written for a better tomorrow! Linda.. $95.00

LUKE, Keye
Beautiful black and white photo of Charlie Chan at The Olympics, 8”x10” of Chan and Luke in an embrace, half length pose. Inscribed on the bottom white portion “To Robert Orth (President of American Film Archives) Good Luck always!  Keye Luke #1 Son Charlie Chan.”.  $175.00

LUND, John
Publicity photograph on a postcard, 3.5”x5.2.5” handsome head and shoulders pose dressed in a suit and tie. Signed with a fountain pen “John Lund.” Postcard is addressed to Vernon and cancelled June 1, 1945.  $55.00

MADISON, Guy
Vintage photograph, 4“x5”, head and shoulders pose wearing a U.S. Navy uniform. Boldly signed during the 1940’s using a fountain pen.  $60.00

MADISON, Guy
Vintage photograph, 4“x5”,  half length pose wearing a U.S. Navy uniform.  Hand signed with a sentiment: “Gratefully, Guy Madison.”.  $60.00

Full Nude Portrait of George Maharis

MAHARIS, George Two portraits on a single page each inscribed: “To Michael” and signed in full. The top portrait is of Maharis nude. This was taken from the Playgirl centerfold of July 1977.  Signed photographs of George Maharis can be considered quite rare. $60.00

MANSFIELD, Jayne
Printed portrait, bust pose, full face inscribed and signed: “To Bob Orth, Fondly! Jayne Mansfield”. $95.00


MARCHAL, Georges Attractive vintage photograph by Harcourt, Paris. Measures 7.25”x9.25”, very dark background, head and shoulders pose looking directly into the camera. Inscribed along  with a sentiment  in French and signed. $95.00

The very First "Jane" in Tarzan Movies

MARKEY, Enid Very uncommon autograph note signed in full on her name imprinted note paper. "My very best wishes to you- Enid Markey.".   $85.00

MARX, Groucho Photograph, 8”x10” head and shoulders pose holding his head up with his hand while smoking a large cigar. Inscribed: “To Larry all my best, Groucho.” Together with a COA from another dealer. $275.00

MCKAY, GardnerVintage photograph, 8”x10”, B&W head and shoulders pose having a serious look. Inscribed and signed: “Vernon- Only the best thought s to you. Gardener McKay.” $40.00

One of Hollywood's Most Famous Lines
One of Only Two Known


McQUEEN, Butterfly Photograph, 10”x8’, B&W, scene from Gone With The Wind standing with Vivien Leigh.   Boldly written across the upper portion of the photograph: “I know nothing ‘bout birthin babies, Miz Scarlet, Butterfly McQueen”.  On the verso she has also written: “Vivien Leigh-Scarlett, deceased”.  $1,750.00

First Actor to play the part of Superman in Public

MIDDLETON, Ray Scarce, vintage photograph, 5”x7”, head and shoulders pose looking very serious into the camera. Using a fountain pen he has signed his name along with a sentiment: “Cordially, Ray Middleton.”  $195.00

Fabulous Sylvia Miles Collection

MILES, Sylvia Black & White photograph, 8”x10” bust pose, smiling. Inscribed, signed and dated: “11/86 To Bob Fondly Sylvia Miles”, Lengthy autograph letter signed 2 full pages dated 11.20/86 to Bob. Miles, and her original pink panties inscribed:  “Robert Orth with Love!  11/86 From ‘Farewell My Lovely’. $275.00

MILLAND, Ray
Wonderful vintage borderless photograph, 7.5”x9” handsomely dressed, half length pose. Boldly signed.  $125.00

The Elusive Genuine Signature of Sal Mineo

MINEO, Sal Partly printed document signed. Actors Television Motion Picture Minimum Free Lance Contract, dated 30th June 1966 between Selmur Productions, Inc. and Sal Mineo.  $450.00

Note on the Death of her Father

MINELLI, Liza Printed on front cover “Liza and Mark Gero”. Typed note on inside panel: “Dear Bob, The way I see it, heaven can only be more beautiful now. Love”.   Liza has added in her hand: “Always, Liza”. With original envelope addressed to Robert Orth (President of American Film Archive) postmarked New York, Aug. 4, 1986.  On July 30th Liza attended her father’s funeral. The two items.  $60.00

Maggie Mitchell
Her visiting card printed on one side: “Mrs. Charles Abbott/Maggie Mitchell.”  On the verso she has signed: “Yours truly Maggie Mitchell, Elberon (New Jersey) Aug.13, 1891.” $75.00

MONTALBAN, Ricardo
Photograph, B&W, 4.25”x5.5” half length pose dressed as Khan. Signed in full with a three word sentiment: “From your amigo, Ricardo Montalban.”  $87.50

MONTALBAN, Ricardo
Vintage postcard photograph, 3.5”x5”, full face, smiling. Vintage full signature in fountain pen with good contrast
$37.50

MONTGOMERY, George
Handsome, vintage 20th  Century Fox borderless photograph,  7.5”x9.25”  head and shoulders pose, full face,  looking directly into the camera and smiling.  Signed with a two word sentiment: Best wishes George Montgomery.” $47.50

Extremely Vintage Signed Photograph of Clayton Moore

MOORE, Clayton Photograph, 4”x5”, three quarter length pose, leaning on a fence, dressed in a suit and hat and smiling.  A very handsome pose. Inscribed in fountain pen: “To Vernon, The Very Best of luck, Clayton Moore, 1948.” This is the earliest pose of Moore we have handled and it is in fine condition  Together with a vintage Christmas Card from  Sally and Clayton Moore, signed by her hand.  $125.00

Married to Howard Hughes in 1949

MOORE HUGHES, Terry Color portrait from Playboy Magazine 8.5”x10.5”, half length pose, topless. Boldly inscribed and signed: “Love always Bob, Terry Moore.”.  $67.50

Vintage Roger Moore

MOORE, Roger Scarce vintage photograph 3.5”x5”, half length pose dressed in a suit, looking directly into the camera.  Inscribed with a fountain pen: “For the ‘Film Club’, good luck! Sincerely, Roger Moore.”.  $95.00

Famous Magician & Intelligence Agent

MULHOLLAND, John Very scarce typed letter signed on the letterhead of “The Sphinx”  New York City, February 18, 1933.  $250.00

MUNI, Paul
Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, close-up pose, inscribed: “  To Maurice J. Weinberg from Paul Muni April 1956”. $275.00

Famous Magician & Intelligence Agent

MULHOLLAND, John Very scarce typed letter signed on the letterhead of “The Sphinx”  New York City, February 18, 1933.  $250.00

The Famous Opening First Words
The First James Bond

NELSON, Barry Card is 3”x5” plain white and Nelson has handwritten: “Yeah-it wasn’t my autograph either” signed Barry Nelson.   $95.00
The First James Bond

NELSON, Barry Reprint of an advertisement for “Casino Royale” 8.5”x11’ of Barry Nelson holding a gun. Signed “Barry Nelson - 007”.  Barry Nelson lived part of the time in New York City. It took us a few years to convince him to attend our New York City autograph show as a guest signer. We had asked him for a photo of himself as “Bond” to reproduce for those who attended the show and his reply was there aren’t any. He appeared for a few hours and this is one of the items he signed during the show. The photos illustrated are of Nelson and his wife at the show, not included.  Multiple copies available.  $20.00

OZZIE and HARRIET

NELSON, Ozzie Fine, very early Maurice Seymour photograph of Ozzie Nelson, 8”x10”, B&W, half length pose sitting with his hands folded. Inscribed: “For Rose and Ann from Ozzie Nelson.


HILLIARD, Harriet Fine vintage publicity photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, head and shoulders pose, serious looking inscribed: “For Murray-Harriet Hilliard”. 
$250.00

NEZ, Chester
Original movie poster , WINDTALKERS,  27”x39”  MGM, 2002 hand signed  Cpl. Chester Nez.
One other signed adding Semper Fi!  In very good condition.
$85.00

NICHOLSON, Jack
Most unusual oversized, appx.11”x14” color portrait of Nicholson wearing a kamikaze shirt and lying underwater, taken by Herb Ritts, August 14, 1986.  Boldly signed on the lower white margin by Jack Nicholson. SOLD


The Joker in Batman Movie

NICHOLSON, Jack Jack Nicholson as The Joker. Signed in green ink, a vintage signature. $37.50

The Joker in Batman Movie

NICHOLSON, Jack Jack Nicholson as The Joker. Signed in green ink, a vintage signature. $37.50

NICHOLSON, Jack
Color portrait of Nicholson as “the Joker”, 8.5”x9”, taken from a magazine. Fill face, close-up pose smiling. Boldly signed, striking. In excellent condition. SOLD

"Spock" in the Original Star Trek Series
"Since the news of Star Trek's cancellation... I will be back on the sound stages"

NIMOY, Leonard Signed in full. An extraordinary letter in two separate pages, thus excellent for framing.  Together with a copy of Hy Gardner‘s letter to Nimoy  $350.00

Rare Letter From Leonard Nimoy

NIMOY, Leonard Very scarce typed letter signed, two separate pages pages on Paramount Television letterhead.  Dated May 12, 1969 to the noted TV personality Hy Gardner.  $185.00

O’BRIAN, Hugh
Vintage portrait, 8”x10” head and shoulders pose looking to the side. Inscribed and signed” To Vernon Best always Hugh O’Brian.”. $75.00

A Choice Combination of Signatures

OLIVIER, Sir Laurence & LEIGH, Vivian Photograph, 3.5”x5.5”, B&W, of the two looking into each others eyes and smiling. Signed by both on the lower light margin.  $550.00

Considered the Greatest Actor of the 20th Century

OLIVIER, Laurence Photograph, 4”x6”, head & shoulders pose.  Inscribed and signed: “For Richard Butler, L. Olivier”.  Biographical info on verso also stating this photo was signed 15 March 1974.  $135.00

PAIGE, Robert Vintage Universal Pictures borderless photograph, 7.5”x9” head and shoulders pose, smiling. Inscribed: To Vernon-Sincerely Robert Paige. $175.00

PALMER, Bryan Fine typed letter signed on his name imprinted letterhead. November 28, 1948 he writes in part; “...I’m glad that you enjoyed my performance in “Where’s Charley?’,  and I’m happy to fulfill your request for an autographed picture----” Boldly signed in full. $67.50

PARKER, Willard Choice vintage borderless photograph, 7.25”x9.5”, head and shoulders pose looking into the camera. Inscribed using a fountain pen. $67.50

PAYNE, John Choice vintage borderless photograph, 7.25”x9.5”, head and shoulders pose looking into the camera. Inscribed using a fountain pen. $95.00

America's Sweetheart

PICKFORD, Mary Uncommon typed letter signed on the imprinted letterhead of The Sherry Netherland. Dated November 25, 1938 to Mrs. Miller Hickerson of Goodwill Industries of Washington, D.C.  Pickford writes: “I am sorry I did not have time to visit the Goodwill Industries plant when I was last in Washington and hope I may accept your invitation during some future visit. I am thoroughly familiar with the work of the Goodwill Industries and would be interested in seeing the Washington establishment...”.  SOLD

PICKFORD, Mary
Wonderful, vintage photograph 7.5”x9.5”, full length pose, dressed in a beautiful gown standing on a herringbone walkway in a garden. Inscribed signed and dated: “ 10-14-38, To Timothy Harrington, Sincerely yours, Mary Pickford”.  $450.00

PICKFORD, Mary
A wonderful ink signature adding “Sincerely yours” on a vintage album page.  $65.00

POWER, Tyrone
Handsome vintage photograph, 8”x10”, head and shoulders pose. Inscribed and signed: “Ann Patrick, my best wishes, Tyrone Power”.  Dated on verso, Nov. 19, 1938. $225.00

PRESLEY, Elvis
Photograph, B&W, 8”x10”, head and shoulders pose looking directly into the camera. Inscribed: “To Vernon from Elvis Presley.”  Most interesting is his father’s first name was Vernon. SOLD

Original Self Portrait

PRICE, Vincent Original self portrait sketch of his profile, signed on a sheet measuring 8”x10”. A very attractive and larger than usual portrait.  $150.00

PRICE, Vincent
Photo, B&W, 8”x10”, head and shoulders pose in the part of Egghead on the TV series of Batman. Boldly signed: “Vincent Price Egghead” with excellent contrast. $150.00

PRICE, Vincent
Autograph letter signed; “Dear Charles, I think the emotion of a role is shared between the audience and the actor…and there remains the element of make believe. Vincent Price.”. $125.00

PUGH, John W.
Pugh’s colorful business card, signed in full on the verso adding in his hand: ‘The Greedy Get Neady.”. $35.00

Designed the original Sarah Hotel in Las Vegas

QUALE, Ragnar Wonderful uncommon vintage 20th Century Fox borderless photograph, 7”x9”, head and shoulders pose, full face and smiling. Inscribed and signed using a fountain pen: “For Vernon Best Wishes Ragman Quale. $85.00

QUINN, Anthony
Vintage photograph, 5”x7”   head and shoulders pose signed with a sentiment and vintage signature.   $45.00

Yellow Brick Signed by Coroner Meinhardt Raabe

RAABE, Reinhardt Yellow Brick, measures appx: 4”x8”x1.75” which has been hand signed by Meinhardt Rabbe. Twenty-five bricks were signed by Rabbe in the Office of Stephen Koschal the night before Raabe was to be the autograph guest at the autograph convention in Ft. Lauderdale. The autograph convention/sale was created and promoted by Stephen Koschal.  Raabe’s signature is fine and bold..  $45.00

RAMBO, Dick & RAMBO, Dack
Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W of the two twins. Most interesting is the Dirk is sitting in a car. He died in a car crash. His brother is leaning on the car.  Inscribed: “To Vernon, Best Wishes and Thanks, Dirk, Dack Rambo.”.   $125.00

Theatre Guild did the play and not well...
by reason of its very sexy psychological research

RAND, Sally Typed letter signed, one very full page, Feb.6, 1946 to William Targ.  $135.00

Fabulous Superman Collection
REEVES, George, ALYN, Kirk, REEVE, Christopher, SHANE, Robert, LARSON, Jack. NEILL, Noel “Lois Lane Collection of Superman related autographs.  $1,595.00

One Of Superman's Last Signatures
Signed Two Weeks Before His Mysterious Death

REEVES, George Fountain pen inscription and signature on a portion of an album page.  “To Helen, George Reeves”. Written in purple ink, inscription could be matted out.  Ample margins for framing.  Ink notation at the bottom left edge indicates this signature was signed on June 2, 1959 just two weeks before his death on June 16, 1959.  SOLD

Scarce Handwritten Letter Just Month’s Before His Passing

RENALDO, Duncan Very scarce handwritten letter on his name imprinted desk stationery. Renaldo writes: “2/15/80, Dear Mr. Orth, Thank you for your kindly letter. Here’s the autographed photos- Kindest personal regards and good wishes- Sincerely, Duncan Renaldo”. Renaldo died on September 3rd, 1980.  $125.00

Third Rarest Autograph From the Major Cast of Gone With The Wind

RHETT, Alicia Autograph letter signed, two pages (written on both sides) of her ornate imprinted stationery.  South Carolina, January 27, 1988, regarding one of her paintings.  SOLD

Rare Signed Cast Photo of Three's Company

RITTER, John, KNOTTS, Don, DeWITT, Joyce, KLINE, Richard, BARNES, Priscilla Very scarce cast photo, 8”x10” of the team from the ABC Slapstick Comedy “Three’s Company” (1977-1984). Signed by all, each adding a sentiment. SOLD

ROACH, Hal
Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, head & shoulders pose. Inscribed and signed: “Regards to Robert Orth from Hal Roach”. Date stamp on verso “Dec. 9, 1980”.  $100.00

ROBINSON, Edward G.
Best remembered for his gangster roles. Honorary Academy Award (1973).  Photograph, B&W, 8”x10” one of a kind photo taken in a night club of Robinson about to kiss a woman wearing a fur at their cocktail table.  Nice inscription in French most likely to the woman in the photo, signed “Eddie Robinson”.   $150.00

ROGERS, Ginger
Her bubbly good looks during the late 30’s on a matte finish 8”x10” photograph, head & shoulders pose.  Inscribed and signed with her early signature, dated in her hand “1939”.  $150.00

ROMERO, Cesar
Vintage movie still from The Gay Caballero playing the part of the “Cisco Kid”.  Appears to be in a love scene, holding a woman against a wood fence.  Very boldly inscribed and signed with excellent contrast.  $95.00

ROMERO, Cesar
Photograph, B&W, borderless, 7.25”x9”, youthful image, three quarter length pose dressed in a suit and tie. He played the Joker in Batman series (1966-1968). Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon Hanson with best wishes from Cesar Romero.”  $67.50

American Actor and Boxer

ROSENBLOOM, Maxie Ring Boxing Hall of Fame (1972), World Boxing Hall of Fame (1985), International Boxing hall of Fame (1993).  Wonderful, vintage photo, 8”x10”, dressed in a suit and tie holding up his head with his hand. Dated on verso “Jan. 31, 1939”.  Inscribed: “To Ann Patrick with best wishes for your success-from Maxie Rosenbloom”.   $175.00

Rare Signature of Roxy

ROTHAFEL, S.L.Fabulous large signature “Roxy” on a slip with attached postmark New York N.Y. June 9, 1933.  $125.00

RUSSELL, Rosalind
Regal Hollywood actress nominated 4 times for a Best Actress Oscar.  Lovely vintage matte finish 8”x10” photo, head & shoulders pose. Inscribed: “To Ann Patrick, Sincerely, Rosalind Russell”. Dated on verso in another hand “1935”.  $100.00

SARDI, Vincent
A heavy 3.5”x5” card signed in full. Dated on the verso Nov.22,1962. $45.00

SCHWARZENEGGER, Arnold
Tri-Star Pictures (1990) publicity photograph of Schwarzenegger on the run from killers disguises himself to reach Earth’s colonies on Mars.  Very boldly signed in full. $100.00

SCOTT,  Randolph
Wonderful, black, and white, 8”x10” photo, head and shoulders pose dressed as a cowboy. Inscribed to Robert Orth (President of American Film Archives) Randolph Scott.” Dated, stamped on verso Feb.21, 1980. $95.00

SCOTT,  Randolph
Photograph, B&W, measures appx: 3.5”x3.5”, head & shoulders pose dressed as a cowboy. Signed on the lower white margin.  Un-inscribed photos of Scott are uncommon. $85.00

SCOTT, Willard
Original sketch of the face of the Ronald McDonald clown. Scott has added a heart and has signed Ronald McDonald. Measures appx. 4”x6”, matted. $85.00

Bozo the Clown and the First Ronald McDonald

SCOTT, Willard His first book: “The Joy of Living”, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, New York, 1982, First Edition. Two hundred twenty-two pages with illustrations. Nice illustration of Scott as “Bozo” and another as “Ronald McDonald”.  On the front free end-paper Scott has written: “Love, Willard Scott, Oct. 2, 1982.”.  $65.00

Bozo The Clown, Original Ronald McDonald

SCOTT, Willard Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, half length pose of Scott smiling. Signed with a five word sentiment: “All Good Wishes To You.”  $47.50

SCOTT, Zachary
Uncommon Warner Bros. publicity photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, head & shoulders pose, looking very serious. Inscribed: “Hello Irwin, Zachary Scott".  $110.00

Scarce Signed Photo - Pink Panther Series

SELLERS, Peter Photograph, 4’x6”, B&W, half length pose holding a cocktail.  Boldly signed.  $195.00

SENNETT, Mack
A scarce full signature on a lined slip. $285.00

P.T. Barnum’s Last Clown

SHERWOOD, Bob His book  “The Laugh Book”, Sherwood’s, New York, 1927, First Edition. Gilt red cloth, illustrated, two hundred and forty pages. Frontispiece portrait of Bob Sherwood. A fine lengthy presentation inscription on the front free endpaper: “To Mr. Henry, in the knowledge that a little nonsense now and then is relished by all intelligent men. Bob Sherwood, Last of Barnum’s Clowns  NYC May 1927.”  $150.00

SHIRLEY, Bill
Uncommon photo, 8”x10”, B&W, half length pose. Signed with a five word sentiment: “Good Luck and Best Wishes Bill Shirley.”  $85.00

SIEGFRIED and ROY
Color photograph, 5”x7” from the Mirage in Las Vegas.  Siegfried and Roy are posing with  Sitarra, one of their Royal White Tigers. Boldly signed "Sarmoti, Siegfried/Roy 1994"  SOLD

SIEGFRIED and ROY
Large color photograph from the Mirage in Las Vegas.  Siegfried and Roy are posing with  Sitarra, one of their Royal White Tigers. Boldly signed "Sarmoti, Siegfried/Roy 1995"  SOLD

SIMMONS, Richard
Outstanding color photo of Simmons swinging on a rope. Inscribed and signed: “To Rev. Ken Volger, Hang in There and Never give up! Love, Richard Simmons 01. $37.50


SINATRA, Frank
Very unusual one of a kind photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, oblong, of a very young Sinatra standing between two lovely girls.  Inscribed: “To Shirley, Sincerely, Frank Sinatra”. SOLD

SINATRA, Frank
His inscription and signature on a Landmark Hotel Drink Card. Sinatra writes: “To Mary Lou, Love, Frank Sinatra”. The Landmark Hotel & Casino was built in Paradise, Nevada. It was used in the films “Diamonds Are Forever” and Viva Las Vegas”.   A wonderful “in person” signature where the inscription can be matted out if so desired. $550.00

Noted for his very desirable Paintings of Clowns

SKELTON, Red Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, head & shoulders pose, laughing. Inscribed and signed to a friend.  $75.00

1993 Playmate of the Year
SMITH, Anna Nicole Fabulous color photograph, 8”x10”, head & shoulders pose of Anna throwing a kiss.  Very boldly signed: “Love Anna Nicole” adding her trademark smiley face.  $150.00

STARRETT, Charles Durango
Attractive movie still from West of Abilene. Boldly inscribed: “Ray, watch it!  Don’t get caught in the line of fire! Charles Starrett”. $135.00

The First Lady of American Dance

ST. DENIS, Ruth Vintage photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, full length posing in a gown with her hand on the shoulders of a man.  Boldly signed and dated “51” in her hand.  $225.00

STACK, Robert
B&W, borderless, 7.5”x9” head and shoulders pose, smiling as a youthful actor. Inscribed: “To Vernon with best wishes, Sincerely, Robert Stack.”. $75.00

STERLING, Robert
20th Century Fox Studio photograph, borderless 7.5”x9”, head and shoulders pose, very boldly signed. $57.50

Scarce Oversized Original Genuine Sketch of “Harvey”

STEWART, James White artist board appx. 11”x16”. Drawn with a blue ink marker is a huge sketch of “Harvey: a rabbit’s head with large stripped bow tie.  $695.00

Signed the Year he featured in The Philadelphia Story

STEWART, James Oversized head & shoulders pose, 8.5”x10.25”, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer stamp on verso.  Inscribed and signed: “To Edith Paulis (who worked on a cruise ship) Sincerely James Stewart 1940”.  $395.00

STEWART, Jimmy
Wonderful B&W photograph, 8”x10” close-up head and shoulders pose.  Inscribed to President of the Film Institute: “Best wishes to Bob Orth Jimmy Stewart.”  Note on verso indicates received August 61. $195.00

Earliest Vintage Signed Photograph We Have Handled

STEWART, Jimmy Very vintage brownie type camera photograph, appx. 3”x4’ of three-quarter length pose wearing a suit and hat. Inscribed in fountain pen “To Edith-thanks, Jimmy Stewart.”.  $175.00

STRASBERG, Lee
Publicity photo, 8”x10”, B&W, full face as a rare appearance as a senior citizen in And Justice For All. Not common in signed  photographs. $125.00

Dorothy Stratten Exceptionally Scare Photograph Signed, being an 8 in. by 10 in. black and white publicity portrait by Crown International Pictures for her debut feature film, Galaxina. SOLD

Rare Signed Photograph

STROHEIM, Eric von Striking postcard photograph of von Stroheim dressed in a military uniform, most likely from Grand Illusion. He is sitting at a table and having dinner. Inscribed: “To Nathan, with my very best wishes, Erich von Stroheim”.  SOLD

Inscribed and Signed by Mack Sennett


SULLIVAN, Edward D. His book: “Rattling The Cup On Chicago Crime.” The Vanguard Press, 1929, fifth printing. Two hundred fourteen pages. This is the first and only complete inside story of the reign of crime in Chicago. He writes about Al Capone and other high crime figures.  Inscribed and signed by Mack Sennett (1880-1960) Father of Slapstick Comedy, creator of the Keystone Kops and 1,000 comedy shorts between 1909 and 1933. On the front free endpaper Sennett writes: “To Jessie Henderson from Mack Sennett.”  $250.00

Retired at 33, Suicide at 49


SULLAVAN, Margaret Lovely MGM studio photograph, 8.5”x11”, B&W, head & shoulders pose, serious looking full face portrait. Inscribed and signed: “To Edith Paulis, Best wishes, Margaret Sullavan”.  $250.00

Rare Collection of Superman Autographs


COLLYER, Bud & ALYN, Kirk, LARSON, Jack & BOND, Tommy, NEILL, Noel & SHAYNE, Robert & REEVE Christopher the Collection.  $1,195.00

SUTTON, John Universal pictures photograph, borderless, 7.5”x9”, B&W, half length pose, inscribed and signed: “For Vernon Hanson with sincere good wishes John Sutton.” $125.00

SWANSON, Gloria Attractive, vintage photograph, 5”x7”, B&W, head and shoulders pose, full face. Boldly signed with excellent contrast. $195.00

SWANSON, Gloria Photograph, glossy 8”x10”, full length pose wearing a hooded outfit.  Inscribed and signed: “To Robert Orth, greetings and a joyous heart always, Gloria Swanson, 1974”.. $125.00

Three Rare Taglioni's

TAGLIONI, Marie, TAGLIONI, Paul & TAGLIONI, Amalie Composer of Ballets. Autograph note signed, in French by Marie Taglioni, 24 March 1837 on a  3”x6” slip. In addition the slip is signed by Paul Taglioni and he adds in his hand: “du Theatre Royal de Berlin, 24 Mai 1837”. Paul’s wife, has also signed this slip adding  two words in her hand.  SOLD

Tarzan Collection

Tarzan Collection Signatures: WEISSMULLER, Johnny, O’SULLIVAN, Maureen, SHEFFIELD, John, CRABBE, Buster, BRIX, Herman, MILLER, Denny, O’KEEFFE, Miles .  $295.00

Tarzan, Jane and Boy

WEISMULLER, Johnny, O’SULLIVAN, Maureen, SHEFFIELD, Johnny Choice set of three 3”x5” cards signed by each. One of the finest signatures of Johnny Weissmuller we have seen.  SOLD

TATE, Sharon Wonderful 3”x5” white index card inscribed in green ink: “To Paul, Sharon Tate”. She has hand drawn a “Smiley Face” after her signature. SOLD

TAYLOR, Dame Elizabeth Vintage portrait, B&W, 8”x10”, very close-up full face, head & shoulders pose. Her eyes are striking and she is wearing elegant earrings. Inscribed and signed: “To Chuck, Best wishes, Elizabeth Taylor”. $595.00

TAYLOR, Elizabeth Eighty pages, signed “Elizabeth Taylor Warner” on the cover just above an illustration of her eyes $225.00

TAYLOR, Robert MGM photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, full length pose handsomely dressed. Inscribed and signed: “To Vernon Hanson-wishing you the best, Sincerely, Robert Taylor.”. $225.00

TAYLOR, Robert MGM Studio photograph, borderless, 7.25”x9”, head and shoulders pose, inscribed and signed: “To Vernon Hanson-My best wishes Robert Taylor.”. $195.00

TAYLOR, Robert Vintage portrait stamped “MGM” on verso. Measures appx: 7.25”x9.25”, head & shoulders pose, inscribed “To Edith Paulis, Regards, Robert Taylor”. $165.00

TAYLOR WARNER, Elizabeth Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, wonderful head & shoulders pose looking quite serious.  Inscribed to her friend: “To Bob Orth, with all best wishes, Elizabeth Taylor Warner 1980”.  Bob Orth was President of American Film Archives and was friends with Elizabeth Taylor. $475.00

Vintage Shirley Temple

TEMPLE, Shirley Vintage photograph, appx. 8”x10” of a teen age Shirley Temple dressed in an evening gown. She is wearing a three strand of pearls and holding a bouquet.  Inscribed: “To Margaret, Love, Shirley Temple”.  $450.00

Very Scarce Shirley Temple signature as a child
TEMPLE, Shirley Vintage fountain pen signature with the word “Love” by her hand.  Penned on a cream colored card, very light water stain across the top of the card but not touching her signature.  SOLD

TERRY, Ellen & IRVING, Henry Choice studio photograph of the fabulous duo depicting Irving as “The Vicar” and Terry as “Oliva”.  Boldly signed and dated “1887” by Ellen terry. Boldly signed by Henry Irving.  $275.00

One of America’s Greatest Magicians

THURSTON, Howard HChoice inscription with a full signature and date “Dec. 8, 1929.”   SOLD

Third Husband of Elizabeth Taylor

TODD, Michael Vintage album page inscribed and signed”: “To Nathan, Sincerely, Michael Todd”.  $85.00

TODD, Richard Typed letter signed, one page, refers to “The Hasty Heart.”  Todd writes: “It was a pleasure to receive your recent letter and to know that you think so well of my role in “The Hasty Heart”…….signed “Richard Todd.” . $67.50

TRAPP, Baroness Maria von Lengthy autograph letter signed, April 17, 1967 to Dear Mrs. Noble. SOLD

TURNER, Kathleen Front cover of “People”  Weekly Magazine. Color portrait of turner on the cover, boldly signed with excellent contrast $37.50

TURNER, Lana Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, head and shoulders pose, looking directly into the camera. Inscribed signed and dated: “To Bob Orth (President of America Film Archive) Sincerely, Lana turner ‘82.” $160.00

TURPIN, Ben Choice autograph self-caricature signed with a one word sentiment. Turpin in his self portrait depicts himself in his most famous role with his silly eyes, wearing his hat. Boldly drawn and signed.  $475.00

TWEED, Shannon 2 Vintage publicity photo, 8”x10”, B&W, head & shoulders pose. Inscribed in pink ink: “To Bob with love, Shannon Tweed." $75.00

Scarce Signed photo - Starred in the First Movie
to Depict a Homosexual Relationship (1919)


VEIDT, Conrad
A fine vintage photograph, 5”x7”, B&W, head & shoulders pose, full face. Boldly signed and date “1935”.  $250.00

VELEZ, Lupe Adorable vintage photograph, 8"x10”, head & shoulders pose of a smiling actress wearing an elaborate hat and jacket.  Inscribed: “To Cenn, Best luck and happiness, Lupe Velez”. Dated “1938” on verso.  $250.00

The Most Famous Circus Performer Of The 20th Century
Creator Of The First High Wire Pyramid


WALLENDA, Karl
Frontispiece portrait, removed from his biography, of Karl Wallenda walking a high wire.  Measures 5”x8”, B&W, boldly signed.  $650.00
 
John Wayne Photograph Signed, approximate 8 in. by 10 in. still by famed Hollywood production photographer David Sutton, who was often referred to as the Wayne's personal photographer. Shows Wayne posing in a classic Western outfit, from the 1971 release, Big Jake. $1,050.00

16 Munchkins from The Wizard of Oz

JEANE, Little, TOCZYLOWSKI, Betty, SLOVER, Karl, CARROLL, Mickey, DOLL, Tiny, SWENSON, Clarence, BRUNO, Betty Ann Cain, NELSON, Nels, FORMICA, Fern, MONTY, Harry, MAREN, Jerry, RAAB, Meinhardt, COTTONARO, Tony, DUCCINI, Ruth Robinson, KRANZLER, Emil, PELLEGRINI, Margaret The entire collection all in very fine condition  $225.00
 
KREBS, Nita Actress played a Munchkin Lullabye League Girl in the Wizard of Oz. Color photograph, 3”x5” of Judy Garland looking over the three Lullabye Girls. Signed, in ink, by Nita Krebs. $55.00

RAAB, Reinhardt American actor. Munchkin in the Wizard of Oz. Played the part of the coroner. He certified the death of the Wicked Witch of the East.  Wonderful color photograph, 8”x10” of Meinhardt Raab in the Wizard of Oz. $47.50

Very Uncommon Signed Photograph of Spyros P. Skouras

SKOURAS, Spyros P. Oversized photograph, 10”x13”, B&W, head & shoulders pose, smiling. Inscribed and signed: “My best to Charles Anderson and the Alpine Theatre, Spyros P.  Skouras.”  $225.00

SWENSON, Clarence Played one of the 25 soldiers in the Wizard of oz. Color photograph 5”x7” of Judy Garland looking over the Munchkin soldiers. Signed in red ink: “Wizard of Oz, Clarence Swenson, A Soldier, Munchkin.”. $37.50

Signed with his Double Signature

VILLECHAIZE, Herve Photograph, B&W, 3.5”x5”, half length pose smiling. Inscribed: To Susan, thank you for taking care of our guys Love Tattoo, Herve Villechaize.’ He has also drawn a heart. $95.00

Died at the early age of thirty-three

WALKER, Robert Very scarce vintage MGM photograph, borderless, 7.25”x9” B&W, head and shoulders pose, smiling. Inscribed and signed in red ink:  “To Vernon with best wished Bob Walker.”.  $275.00

The Real Story Behind Batman

WEST, Adam His book: “Back to the Batcave.”  Berkley trade paperback edition, First Edition, Sept. 1994.  Two hundred fifty-seven pages, heavily illustrated. Inscribed and signed on the title page: “To Steve- Adam West.”.  $75.00

TV’S Batman

WEST, Adam Color photo, candid shot, half length pose of Adam West. Boldly signed.  $37.50

WILCOX, Robert Universal Pictures photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, head and shoulders pose looking quite serious. Signed with a two word sentiment: “wishing yours-Robert Wilcox.”. $95.00

Original Sketch of a Favorite Charles Dickens Character

WILLIAMS, Bransby On an album page he writes a presentation inscription and two-word sentiment dated Oct.6/43. On the right side of the page he draws an ink sketch of the fictional Charles dickens character Mr. Micawber and signs the sketch with his “BW” initials.  Mr. Micawber was a clerk in Charles Dickens novel David Copperfield (1849-50).  $125.00

Desirable and Uncommon Photo From "King Kong"

WRAY, Fay Fabulous glossy photo, 8”x10”, B&W of King Kong reaching for Fay Wray. Boldly signed “Fay Ray”.  $185.00

WYLER, William Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, of the Director behind his motion picture camera. Inscribed and signed: “To Robert Orth, William Wyler”. $135.00





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