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(23) Vintage Film and Stage Star Signed/Unsigned Photo Collection & Multi-Signed Burlesque Book with (3) Kim Novak Signed Photos

Lot Number 717

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Star power drives this vintage lot of (23) film and stage star signed/unsigned photos and flats. Sexy Kim Novak turns up the wattage in (7) 1950s photos with: (2) signed 4x5s: full name (“9-10”), “Kim” only (“9”); (2) 3-1/2 x 3-1/2”s: signed “Kim” only (“9”), unsigned (VG-EX); (4) unsigned 4-3/4 x 3-1/2”s (avg. EX). Additional highlights are: Carrie Finnell signed 8x10 (“5”); Heddy Lamar signed 10x12 (“8-9”); 1968 1st edition book “This Was Burlesque” by Ann Corio signed by (19). Auction LOA from JSA. More on our website.

Carrie Finnell listed above is known as “the inventor of the striptease”.

The burlesque book presents in (EX) condition and comes with the original dust jacket (GD). All (19) autographs are signed on the interior and average (“8-9”). The list of signers is as follows: author Corio and Robert Alda, Dick Bernie, Scott Carpenter, Abagail Chase, Edie Conley signed as “Edie & Harry”, Tom Dillon, Mike Iannucci, Gloria Le Roy, Lorraine Lee, Jerry Lester, Bobby Mack, Claude Mathis, Dexter Maitland, Steve Mills, “Pepper” Powell, Dick Richards, Arthur Von Wiegand with “Candy Butcher” inscription.

Also present are (12) signed items average (“8-9”):


Charley Chase 8x10

Eddie Edwards 8x10 (“7”)

Valerie French 4x5

Dorothy Hart 8x10

Ruth Hussey 5x7 with original mailing envelope

Beverly Michaels 4x5

George Ovey 8x10 (“7-8”) soiled and creased

Armida Vendrell

Paul Wall 8x10 (“6-7”)

Cuts/Other: Ralph Bellamy/Ruth Hussey 3-1/2 x 5-1/2” notebook page (“7”, “8-9”)

Ralph Bellamy/Meg Mundy 4-1/2 x 4” album page (“7”, “8”)

Michael Dante 13-1/2 x 9-1/2” Warner Brothers Studio place mat with compacting folds

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