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    Directors Guild of America Medal Awarded to Sir Richard Attenborough for Most Outstanding Directorial Achievement. Large and impressive medal features a relief portrait of an eagle clutching a strip of celluloid. Gusts of wind are depicted in the background and "DIRECTORS GUILD AWARD" appears beneath the eagle's beak. Written on the border are the words, "FOR THE MOST OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT."

    Attenborough both produced and directed Gandhi, the 1982 film which also won eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Screenplay. Measures 10 1/4" in diameter. Comes housed in black 13" x 13" case with felt border and glass window. Medal and case weigh 13 lbs. 10 oz. Lustrous gold tone medal is in Near Fine condition. COA from Heritage Auctions.

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