Description

    A Cary Grant, Bette Davis, Ronald Reagan, and Others Signed 'Academy Awards Presentation' Program, 1958. From the 30th annual event which took place at the RKO Pantages Theatre on March 26, 1958; inside front and back covers signed in various colors of ballpoint ink by attendees including (in alphabetical order): Ann Blithe, Ernest Borgnine, Cyd Charisse, Bette Davis, Mel Ferrer, Cary Grant, Bob Hope, Fess Parker, Ronald Reagan, Debbie Reynolds, Robert "Bob" Wagner, and Natalie Wood "Wagner," among a few other illegible ones. (Please note this program has a crease mark down the middle and a number of wrinkles and dents due to age but the signatures are not affected.)
    12" x 9"

    PROVENANCE:
    When the current owner was a teenager back in 1958, she and a girlfriend snuck into the Pantages Theatre and hid in the women's restroom, hoping to crash the awards ceremony. They took programs that had been left in the bathroom by others, then ventured out into the lobby where they started asking the stars for their autographs. Pretty quickly, a security guard caught on to the duo and booted them out, but not before our consignor obtained signatures from the above actors while her girlfriend hit up other stars to sign her program.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    14th Friday
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