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    Mark Hellinger World War II Archive, Signed Items. Already a major force in Hollywood, Hellinger, impassioned to serve as decided to serve as a war correspondent for the Hearst newspapers in the Pacific theater from 1942-45. The archive contains: three personal typed letters from the F.B.I., two signed by J. Edgar Hoover, "Edgar"; a large signed photograph of Hellinger in his war correspondent uniform, 13.5" x 17"; a signed release from Warner Bros. allowing Hellinger to work for Hearst newspapers as correspondent; three large wartime scrapbooks with multiple maps and clippings from WWII; three framed Hellinger columns from 1944; a framed citation for Hellinger's services to a December 25, 1941, radio broadcast signed by Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau, Jr.; three photographs of Hellinger in uniform, one standing by actor Melvyn Douglas. The scrapbooks are brittle, else the letters, photos, and framed items are Fine. From the Mark Hellinger Archive. Accompanied by James Spence Authentication auction LOA.



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    February, 2009
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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