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    Robert Mitchum-Dedicated Color Photograph Signed to Him by Lillian Gish (1984). An original print with a glossy finish, depicting the star holding her American Film Institute Life Achievement Award, signed in black felt-tip ink in the left corner "For Robert / From 'Rachel.' / With love, / Lillian / March -84" -- "Rachel" being her character's name in the 1955 United Artists film that she co-starred in with Mitchum, "The Night of the Hunter;" also included is 1) a short typed note from Gish to Mitchum, dated "April 17th, 1984," signed by her in black ballpoint ink on the right side "and loving / Lillian;" with its transmittal envelope; 2) a program from the 1984 AFI 'Salute to Lillian Gish' that Mitchum participated in; 3) a commemorative Lucite plaque from the same AFI salute reading in part "March 1, 1984 / Robert Mitchum;" and 4) the original transmittal envelope for the signed photograph, addressed to Mitchum at his Santa Barbara home; consigned directly by Mitchum's children and included with a 'Letter of Provenance' signed by them.
    Photograph: 10" x 8"; Other items: 12" x 9" and smaller. COA from Heritage Auctions.

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    July, 2018
    21st Saturday
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