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    A José Ferrer Collection of Costumes from Various Broadway Plays, 1940s-1950s. From three productions the actor starred in including: 1) "The Silver Whistle" from 1948-1949: a pink and brown plaid shirt, a gray wool vest (now very distressed), a tan wool jacket (now very distressed), and a pair of black and blue plaid wool pants; 2) "Twentieth Century" from 1950-1951 that co-starred Gloria Swanson: a red, yellow, and blue striped satin robe; 3) "Edwin Booth" from 1958: a period brown velvet jacket, label reads in part "Western Costume Co. / Hollywood / Jose Ferrer / 2316-1," a floral brocade vest, a black silk top hat (in its own, elaborate brown leather carrying case), and a prop skull; and 4) an unknown production: a blue velvet smoking jacket, label reads in part "Tautz & Co / London / J. Ferrer Esq.;" also included in lot: 1) two photographs of Ferrer in costume from "The Silver Whistle;" 2) a playbill and nine black and white photographs of Ferrer in the robe from "Twentieth Century" (some showing Swanson); and 3) a playbill, five small souvenir banners made of silk, and two color photographs of Ferrer in costume from "Edwin Booth" -- overall, a great collection of ephemera related to Ferrer's stellar career on the stage.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2014
    26th-27th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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