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    A Katharine Hepburn-Related Group of Playbills and Programs, 1930s-1960s. Including: 1) a 1937 program from the theatrical production of "Jane Eyre" starring Hepburn with her ownership signature penned in black fountain pen ink in the lower right corner; 2) a 1969 program from the theatrical production of "Coco" starring Hepburn signed by her in black felt-tip ink on the cover in the lower right corner "For Marion & Mavis / affectionately / Katharine;" 3) a 1970 playbill from "Coco" signed by the star in green felt-tip ink on the lower right cover "For Marion / Katharine;" 4) a 1945 playbill from "The Rugged Path" starring Spencer Tracy signed by him in pencil on the right side cover "Best / Marion," 5) a 1948 playbill from "The Little Foxes" starring Ruth Chatterton; 6) a 1970 playbill from "Applause" starring Lauren Bacall; 7) a 1970 program from the theatrical production of "Applause" signed by the star in black felt-tip ink on the lower right cover "For Marion Pickett / My Best to You / Lauren Bacall;" and 8) another 1970 program from "Applause" signed by the star in black felt-tip ink on the lower right cover "For Emily Perkins / My Best Always / Lauren Bacall" ["Marion" being the niece of Emily Perkins and the mother of the current consignor].
    12" x 9" and smaller

    PROVENANCE:
    From the Estate of Emily Perkins, a movie studio seamstress and bit actress who was also Hepburn's companion for many years.



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    Auction Dates
    August, 2014
    23rd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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