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    A Gary Cooper, Henry Fonda, Gregory Peck, Rita Hayworth and Many Others Signed Group of Autograph Books, Circa 1940s. Three separate autograph books; one with red leather covers, one with brown marbled paper covers, and one with green cloth covers, inside pastel pages inscribed in various shades of fountain pen ink (many to "Robert" or "Bobby") by stars including (in alphabetical order): Bud Abbott, Judith Anderson, Gene Autry, Lew Ayres, Lauren Bacall "Bogart," Barbara Bel Geddes, Ralph Bellamy, Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Turhan Bey, Joan Blondell, Ann Blythe, Victor Borge, Eddie Bracken, Bruce Cabot, Louis Calhern, Eddie Cantor, John Carradine, Madeleine Carroll, Joan Caulfield, Claudette Colbert, Constance Collier, Ronald Colman, Gary Cooper, Lou Costello, Joseph Cotten, Joan Crawford, Dan Dailey, Linda Darnell, Joan Davis, Laraine Day, Olivia De Havilland, Gloria DeHaven, Marlene Dietrich, Paul Douglas, Irene Dunne, Ann Dvorak, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Virginia Fields, Henry Fonda, Joan Fontaine, Glenn Ford, Reginald Gardiner, John Garfield, Greer Garson, Paulette Goddard, Farley Granger, Jack Haley, Cedric Hardwicke, Rex Harrison, Signe Hasso, June Haver, Helen Hayes, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Sonja Henie, Celeste Holm, Bob Hope, Miriam Hopkins, Lena Horne, Benita Hume, George Jessel, Jennifer Jones, Danny Kaye, Gene Kelly, Deborah Kerr, Evelyn Keyes, Alan Ladd, Angela Lansbury, Charles Laughton, Peter Lawford, Beatrice Lillie, Gene Lockhart, Myrna Loy, Clare Boothe Luce, Fredric March, Mary Martin, Dorothy McGuire, Burgess Meredith, Gary Merrill, Robert Mitchum, Robert Montgomery, Constance Moore, Gertrude Niesen, Merle Oberon, Louella O. Parsons, Gail Patrick, John Payne, Gregory Peck, Jane Powell, Anthony Quinn, Anne Revere, George Sanders, Lizbeth Scott, Zachary Scott, Ann Sheridan, Phil Silvers, Alexis Smith, Jessica Tandy, Gene Tierney, Nancy Walker, David Wayne, Clifton Webb, Cornel Wilde, Esther Williams, Jane Withers, Jane Wyman, and Keenan Wynn, among a few others; most pages have small magazine cut-outs of the star glued in the lower right corner and their name printed on the lower margin; all obtained in person on the streets of NYC in the late 1940s and 1950s by a young autograph hound named Robert Syers; consigned directly by Syers' family. (Please note a few of the autographs look like they were shellacked, but the majority of them are still in decent condition.)
    5" x 6" and smaller


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    11th Saturday
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