Joan Crawford Visits the Webbs. .A three-page lot from Clifton Webb's stellar social life crowd of the late 1940s. The December 8, 1946 guest book page is dominated by the sweeping full signature of Joan Crawford, who'd recently won the Oscar for Mildred Pierce (1945). "My dearest love to my darlings from Joan Crawford," she wrote. Her lawyer beau Greg Bautzer signed below her name. Among the other luminaries who autographed this page: Helen Hayes, Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, Lillian Gish, Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin. Page two is dated October 29, 1946, and is from the Opening Night party for Noel Coward's play Present Laughter, which was Webb's final Broadway play . Among the signers on the front side are Alfred Lunt and Lynne Fontanne; the back side has the boldly flamboyant signature of Tyrone Power, dated November 17, 1946, and features a cartoon of a cigarette-smoking devil, apparently related to Sartre's play No Exit, which was then about to open on Broadway. The undated page three has the signatures of Rouben Mamoulian, Otto Preminger, John Emery, Sylvia Fine Kaye and the Countess di Frasso. Webb should have written his memoirs! With COA from PSA/DNA.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Small Flat (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 395

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

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

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    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
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 May 12 Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    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
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,641,778