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    Golden Boy Costume Robe Given to Glenn Ford by William Holden. Worn by Luther Adler in the original stage version of Golden Boy, this costume boxer's robe was kept by playwright and screenwriter Clifford Odets, who later gave it as a gift to actor William Holden following the filming of the 1939 movie version. Holden, in turn, gave it as a birthday present decades later to Glenn Ford, along with a plaque that reads: "Happy Birthday Glenn/This is something very special to me that I would like you to have and keep. We have been through a lot together......and never once did I lose my respect for you. You are my very best friend! Always, Bill Holden/May First 1981." The Robe is in Very Fine condition with some areas of wear, and the plaque is Excellent. Also included is a color 8" x 10" photo of Ford and Holden together. From the Glenn Ford Estate. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Peter Ford.

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    October, 2008
    4th-6th Saturday-Monday
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
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