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    A James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor and Others Signed First Edition of "Giant," 1955. Book by Edna Ferber, hardcover, dust jacket, printed by Doubleday & Company, Inc. in 1952, 447 pages, signed in various colors of fountain pen and ballpoint ink on the inside front and back covers and pages by cast members including (in alphabetical order): Fran Bennett, Carolyn Craig, James Dean (who added "To my Texas talkin' / friend with my / best wishes and thanks / Jett Rink"), Mary Ann Edwards, Paul Fix, Monte Hall, Earl Holliman, Dennis Hopper (who added a funny inscription), Mercedes McCambridge, Robert Nichols, Elizabeth Taylor (who traced over her signature as her ink was running out), Rod Taylor, Napoleon Whiting, Chill Wills, and Jane Withers -- sadly, no Rock Hudson but still a fantastic piece -- most inscriptions penned to "Bob" -- Robert Hinkle who was the dialogue and stunt coach on this all-time classic film; included with a signed 'Letter of Provenance' from Hinkle outlining how he obtained this book. (Please note there is normal wear and dirtying evident due to age.)
    8 1/2" x 6" x 1 1/2"


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    November, 2016
    12th Saturday
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
    Atul J. ,
    Irvine, CA
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