Holiday 2019 Catalogue


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223. [Film & Theatre] [Bernhardt, Sarah. (1844–1923)] Dumas, Alexandre. (fils, 1824–1895).
L'Étrangère - SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY TO SARAH BERNHARDT

Paris: Calmann Lévy. 1877. Presentation copy of the French author's play L'Étrangère, signed and inscribed by Dumas on the half-title to the important French actress Sarah Bernhardt, who starred in the original production. He pens (translated from the French): "To Mademoiselle Sarah Bernhardt, with the apologies, thanks, and unreserved compliments of the author, A. Dumas." 148 pp. Hardcover, 8vo, handsome contemporary red morocco with gilt; raised bands, title and Bernhardt's initials in gilt at the foot of the spine; silk endpapers. Neatly restored, faint water stain to endpapers; some light internal foxing; overall fine. Read More...

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224. [Film & Theatre] [Cannabis/Dope/Marijuana].
"MARIHUANA - ASSASSIN OF YOUTH" ANTI-MARIJUANA MATCHPACK

Promotional matchbook cover for the 1939 re-release of the 1936 "Daring Marihuana Expose" anti-marijuana film, also released as "The Marijuana Story." The exterior features a graphic of a shadowy smoking man and swooning woman in front of a "Reefer" cigarette, the text reading "Deals Wild, Mad Thrills At A Price - A Puff...A Party...A Tragedy." Folding creases and some light wear; overall very good. 1.5 x 4.5 inches (3.8 x 11.5 cm).

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225. [Film & Theatre] Chaplin, Charlie. (1889-1977).
Autograph Signature on Visiting Card

Autograph signed in blue ink "Charlie Chaplin" with a flourish on the legendary comic's personal printed visiting card. We have not previously offered a Chaplin signature in this format. 8.8 x 5.3 cm and in fine condition.

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226. [Film & Theatre] Coward, Noel. (1899–1973).
"Nude With Violin" - Signed Program

Signed program from the English playwright and wit, who starred in his own comedy Nude With Violin at the Belasco Theatre in December 1957. He has signed on the cover of the playbill. 48 pp. Very fine. 6.5 x 9 inches (16.5 x 22.8 cm). Read More...

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227. [Film & Theatre] Dean, James. (1931–1955).
Two Early Playbills, 1952–1954

Two original playbills from James Dean's early Broadway appearances in See the Jaguar (1952) and The Immoralist (1954). 24; 21 pp. Some light toning and very minor edge creases, but intact and overall fine. 6.5 x 9 inches (16.7 x 23 cm). Read More...

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228. [Film & Theatre] Dench, Judi. (b. 1934) & Smith, Maggie. (b. 1934).
"The Breath of Life" - Signed Program

Signed program from the original 2002 West End production of David Hare's play The Breath of Life, starring the two grand dames of British theatre. Both Dench and Smith have signed over their full-page photographs on internal pages. Glossy color program with some light edge wear; overall fine. 6.75 x 9.5 inches (17 x 24.5 cm). Read More...

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229. [Film & Theatre] [Félix, Rachel. (1821–1858)].
The Celebrated Marseilles Hymn as sung by Madlle. Rachel - Sheet Music

New York: Horace Waters. [186-]. Sheet music to the Marseillaise with French and English text by Thomas Baker, as sung by the prominent French actress, and mistress of Napoleon III. Left edge rough with some losses; toning; overall very good. 10.25 x 13.5 inches (26 x 34.5 cm).

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230. [Film & Theatre] Fonda, Henry. (1905–1982) & Bancroft, Anne. (1931–2005).
"Two for the Seesaw" - Signed Program

Signed program from the two American actors, who starred together in the William Gibson play Two for the Seesaw at the Booth Theatre in 1958. The play was Bancroft's Broadway debut. Both have signed on the cover next to their images. 32 pp. Light toning, otherwise fine. 6.5 x 9 inches (16.5 x 22.8 cm).

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231. [Film & Theatre] Fontanne, Lynn. (1887-1883) & Lunt, Alfred. (1892-1977).
"The Visit" - Signed Program

Signed program from the great American husband-and-wife acting team, who performed together in more than two dozen theatrical productions and who were long associated with Noël Coward. They appeared in Friedrich Duerrenmatt's play The Visit at the Producers Theatre in Boston in April 1958. Both have signed on the first page of the program. 15 pp. Rather toned, but otherwise fine. 6 x 9 inches (15.3 x 22.6 cm).

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232. [Film & Theatre] Gish, Lillian. (1893–1993) & Gish, Dorothy. (1898–1968).
"The Chalk Garden" - Program Signed by Both Gish Sisters

Signed program from the sisters and actresses of stage and screen, who starred in Enid Bagnold's play The Chalk Garden at the Boston Summer Theatre in July 1956. Both have signed on the first page of the program, together with actors Neil Fitzgerald, Frances Ingalls, O. Z. Whitehead, and Adele Thane. 7 pp. Some light toning and wear; overall fine. 6 x 9 inches (15.3 x 23 cm). Read More...

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233. [Film & Theatre] [Harlow, Jean. (1911–1937)].
Romantic Movie Stories - 1935 Magazine

Vintage issue of Romantic Movie Stories magazine (Vol. II, no. 15; June 1935), featuring the legendary actress and sex symbol on the cover. 74 pp. Wear to the cover, and a few pages with areas removed. Overall very good. 8.5 x 11 inches.

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234. [Film & Theatre] Hepburn, Audrey. (1929-1993).
1952 Gigi Program

Scarce and desirable unsigned playbill from a January 1952 Fulton Theatre presentation of Gigi, starring Audrey Hepburn. This performance pre-dates Hepburn's silver screen success, won her the 1952 Theatre World Award, and played a pivotal role in securing her Academy Award-winning appearance in Roman Holiday. 24 pp. Rather toned, with some light wear to spine and slight crease to front cover, but overall very good. 6.25 x 9.25.  

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Program, unsigned
Signed program from the great actress, who appeared as Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing at the American Shakespeare Festival's Theatre and Academy in Stratford, Connecticut in February 1958. She has signed along the right side of the cover, and the first page of the program has additionally been signed by actors Richard Easton, Mitchell Agrus, Patrick Hines, Dina Doronne, Jacqueline Brooks, Richard Waring, Will Geer, Jack Bittner, Ellis Rabb, Larry Gates, and one other. 15 pp. Very fine. 6 x 9 inches (15.3 x 22.5 cm).

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236. [Film & Theatre] Hepburn, Katharine. (1907–2003).
"Much Ado About Nothing" - Signed Program

Signed program from the great actress, who appeared as Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing at the American Shakespeare Festival's Theatre and Academy in Stratford, Connecticut in February 1958. She has signed along the right side of the cover. 15 pp. Very fine. 6 x 9 inches (15.3 x 22.5 cm).

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237. [Film & Theatre] Hope, Bob. (1903–2003).
"They Got Me Covered" - SIGNED

Hollywood: Bob Hope. 1941. Signed book from the comedian and television personality, inscribed to Paul McMahon on the title page. 95 pp. Softcover. Black and white photographs and cartoons throughout. Covers rather toned and worn; overall very good. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 19.7 cm). Read More...

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238. [Film & Theatre] Jackson, Glenda. (b. 1936).
Signed Photograph

Signed costume photograph of the celebrated British actress, who is shown on stage with her arms upraised and has signed boldly across the image in gold marker. Very fine. 8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.5 cm).

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239. [Film & Theatre] Lake, Veronica. (1922–1973).
"Gramercy Ghost" - Signed Program

Signed program from the American actress of screen and stage, particularly known for her femme fatale roles. She starred in Gramercy Ghost at the Boston Summer Theatre in summer 1952, and has signed boldly across her photograph on the cover of the program. Light toning  Read More...

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240. [Film & Theatre] [Lawrence, Gertrude. (1898–1952)].
"The King and I" - 1951 Program

Playbill from the original Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I, starring Gertrude Lawrence, and featuring her on the cover. Front and back covers detached with some edge losses and toning; overall good. 6.5 x 9 inches (16.6 x 23 cm). Read More...

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241. [Film & Theatre] Lombard, Carole. (1908–1942).
Two Celebrity Magazines

Two vintage celebrity magazines featuring the American actress known for her roles in screwball comedy. One magazine is devoted to her, titled Carole Lombard's Life Story (ca. 1942; 34 pp., heavily toned with covers detached); the other features Lombard on the cover of Screen Album (Summer Edition, August 1938–January 1939; 50 pp, toned). Overall good. Read More...

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242. [Film & Theatre] Martin, Mary. (1913–1990).
Signed Photograph in "The Sound of Music"

Signed photograph of the beloved American actress and singer, swathed in an enormous dress and veil in the wedding scene from The Sound of Music. She has signed and inscribed across the photograph to Paul McMahon. Very fine. 3.5 x 5.5 inches (8.8 x 13.8 cm). Read More...

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