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    Jesse Lasky Group Lot. Founder of the Jesse Lasky Feature Play Company, Lasky's company later merged with Adolph Zukor's Famous Players to form the Famous Players-Lasky Corporation and became one of the major studios of the silent era. Included here is a typewritten prayer signed by Lasky in black ink (great condition with two fold creases, some creasing and small tears to edges, and mild discoloration), two vintage black-and-white 8" x 10" promo stills from the Lasky production "The Worst Woman in Paris?" (1933), and a photo of Shelby Chapman and Harpo Marx from the 1929 Marx Brothers comedy "The Cocoanuts." The photos are in great condition with some curling, minor wear, and bider holes to the left edges. From the estate of Shelby Chapman. With COA from PSA/DNA.

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    October, 2005
    8th Saturday
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