Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice
Heritage is in the process of relocating its world headquarters to a new Dallas area location, which will be announced soon. Please call 214-528-3500 to confirm all Heritage appointments, events or deliveries in Dallas, as our departments and staff are moving at different times from separate locations.

    Description

    Group of Interesting Paperwork Related to Some Like it Hot. United Artists, 1959. From the personal files of Tommy Plews, the property master who worked on the film starring, of course, Marilyn Monroe, including: 1) a note on Edmund G. Brown's [Jerry's dad] letterhead as Attorney General of California, dated "July 16, 1958," regarding the permit Plews needed to "Possess and/or Transport Machine Guns;" 2) the actual "Permit to Possess and/or Transport Machine Guns," dated "August 7, 1958," for "Ashton Productions" [the company that produced "SLIH"]; 3) another almost identical permit but dated "October 14, 1958;" and 3) Plews' business card from Paramount Pictures Inc. noting his name above "Property Dept." -- a fun little 'behind the scenes' documents showing that real and actual machine guns were used in this comedy; consigned to this auction directly by Plews' grandson. (Please note all pieces show wear appropriate for age.)
    11" x 8 1/2" and smaller


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2018
    21st Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 458

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 October 27 Lovell House Real Estate Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Just received the catalog. Incredible! Never seen such a catalog and have been collecting since 1974. Congratulations!
    Philipp K.,
    Marina Del Ray, CA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search