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    Sheldon Leonard Honorary Life Membership Director's Guild Award (1996). Original unique glass award constructed of a blown glass eagle measuring approx. 9.25" x 6" x 9" mounted atop a 5.5" x 5" x 2" black wood base with felt footer, featuring a silver plaque reading: "Sheldon Leonard, In appreciation for years of devotion and service to your fellow members. Directors Guild of America, September 27, 1996."

    In 1995 Leonard received a lifetime membership into the Director's Guild of America. Accepting the honor, he quipped, "Giving a lifetime membership to a guy 88 years old--big fucking deal!"

    In Fine to Very Fine condition. Provenance: Profiles in History, Auction 8, Lot 435. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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