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    Signed Sketches of Pearl White, Mary Astor, Dolores Costello, Sophie Tucker, Alma Rubens, Carmel Myers and More! The Silent Screen offered wonderful faces,and here's a bevy of them, sketched by Robert Whittington and signed to the artist by the luminaries themselves: Pearl White (star of The Perils of Pauline, who enjoyed anonymity in public by removing her blonde wig), Mary Astor (John Barrymore's leading lady in Don Juan, long before tempting Bogart in The Maltese Falcon), Dolores Costello (whom Barrymore called "the most preposterously lovely creature in the world," and married), Sophie Tucker (the legendary inger), Alma Rubens (dead at 33, a drug addict), Carmel Myers (the voluptuous Iras of the 1925 Ben-Hur) - plus Johnny Hines, Thomas Meighan, Antonio Moreno, Pauline Starke, Alice Terry, May Allison, Gertrude Astor, and Blanche Mahaffey. Stylish drawings and clean vintage autographs! Excellent condition.

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    April, 2007
    14th-15th Saturday-Sunday
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