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    A Movie Star Signed 'Scroll' from Ciro's Nightclub, Circa 1940s. Thick stock tan-colored paper, mounted to a board, top margin is painted with text reading "Ciro's / Scroll," rest of piece is signed in black or brown fountain pen ink by over 95 stars who came to this famous nightclub on the Sunset Strip including (in alphabetical order): Gracie Allen, Don Ameche, Amos & Andy (Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll), Dana Andrews, Desi Arnaz, Lucille Ball, Ralph Bellamy, Robert Benchley, Joan Bennett, Jack Benny, Edgar Bergen, Turhan Bey, Vivian Blaine, Joan Blondell (water damaged), George Brent, George Burns, "J"(ames) Cagney, Judy Canova, Hoagy Carmichael, Earl Carroll, Marguerite Chapman, Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, Lou Costello, Joseph Cotten, Stephen Crane, Robert Cummings, Jacqueline Dalya, Yvonne De Carlo, Fred De Cordova, Gloria De Haven, Jack Dempsey, Richard Dix, Deanna Durbin (water damaged), Joan Edwards, Jinx Falkenburg, Gracie Fields (water damaged), Barry Fitzgerald, Errol Flynn, Clark Gable (signed twice), Greer Garson, Betty Grable, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Sonja Henie, Alfred Hitchcock, Bob Hope, Marsha Hunt, Ross Hunter, Betty Hutton, George Jessel, Van Johnson, Al Jolson, Jennifer Jones (water damaged), Danny Kaye, Evelyn Keyes, "Dottie" Lamour, Carole Landis, Mary Livingstone, Harold Lloyd, Peter Lorre, Louis Hayward, Theodora Lynch, Jeanette MacDonald, Harpo Marx, "Vic" Mature, Ray Milland, Ann Miller, Constance Moore, Frank Morgan, Frances Neal, Dennis O'Keefe (water damaged), Merle Oberon, John Payne, Gregory Peck, Mary Pickford, William Powell, George Raft (water damaged), Basil Rathbone, Marjorie Reynolds, Jimmy Ritz, Edward G. Robinson, Roy Rogers, Norma Shearer "Arrouge," Anne Shirley, Frank Sinatra, Martha Stewart, Sonny Tufts, Lana Turner, Johnny Weismuller, Orson Welles, Esther Williams, Jane Withers, Cobina Wright, Jr., Jane Wyman, and Robert Young, among a few others; piece was likely on display in the restaurant where the maître d' probably asked the notable guests to sign it over the course of a few years in the mid-1940s. (Please note the bottom 4 inches has evident water damaged and the paper has come unglued from the board there, but all the autographs above are not affected.)
    42" x 19"


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    6th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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