DescriptionMutiny on the Bounty Screen-Featured Wigs. A collection of 16 assorted hairpieces worn in the 1962 Oscar-nominated film by stars Trevor Howard, Richard Harris, Ashley Cowan, Percy Herbert, Tim Seely, Richard Haydn, Gordon Jackson, Chips Rafferty, Ed Byrne, Duncan Lamont, Frank Silvera, and Hugh Griffith. Hand-tied and made from human hair, the pieces are in overall Very Good to Near Fine condition. For detailed info on each piece in the lot, visit www.HA.com. From The MGM Wig Archive.
A collection of 16 hair pieces worn in the 1962 Oscar-nominated film. The first wig was worn by actor Ashley Cowan who played the character Samuel Mack, and includes the original studio wig stock record card. This index card reads "Stock no. 1275 A, Original Player: Ashley Cowan, Description: MED. BLONDE - 1800, PROD. # 1769". The wig has the MGM tag and Max Factor tag A3192 sewn on the inside with the # 1275A .The second wig was worn by actor Percy Herbert for his role as Captain Matthew Quintal. The wig includes an MGM stock card reading: "Stock no. 1271, Original Player: Percy Herbert, Description: Brown -1800, Prod. # 1769" in typed text. The MGM tag with number 1271, as well as Max Factor tag A5477 is sewn on the inside cap. The third item is a wig which was worn by Oscar-winning actor Hugh Griffith's double. The wig includes the stock card which states "no. 1288, Original Player: DBLE. H. Griffith, Description: MED. BROWN, PROD. #1769" typed on it as well as some pencil note markings. The wig has both the Max Factor tag 3410 and MGM 1288 sewn on the inside cap. The fourth wig was worn by actor Tim Seely for his role as Midshipman Edward 'Ned' Young. The wig includes the stock record card that states "Stock no. 1272, Original Player: Tim Seeley [sic], Description: DK. Brown-1800, PROD. #1769" in typed text, with additional pen note markings. The wig has both the Max Factor tag A5472 and MGM tag 1272 sewn on the inside cap. The wig is slightly frayed. The fifth wig is another one worn by actor Tim Seely. It includes the stock record card reading: "stock no. 1277 B & A, TIM SEELEY [sic], DK. BROWN ½ Fall, PROD. 1769". It has both the Max Factor tag A2960 and MGM 1277 - B sewn on the inside. The sixth item is a nape piece for actor Tim Seely. The nape has the MGM tag with Seely's name sewn on the inside (spelled "Seeley"). The seventh item is a wig was worn by actor Richard Hayden for the role of William Brown. The wig includes the stock record card which reads: "no. 1284, Richard Hayden, LT. BROWN -1800, PROD. # 1769" in typed text, with the name Jack Wilson written in pencil. The eighth item includes two nape pieces worn by Emmy-winning actor Gordon Jackson as Seaman Edward Birkett. Both pieces have the MGM tag reading "G. Jackson". One includes the number F0040MB, while the other has F0039MB sewn into its lining. The ninth item is a nape piece worn by actor Chips Rafferty for his role as Michael Byrne. The MGM tag with Rafferty's name is sewn in the lining. Also included is a nape piece worn by actor Ed Byrne for his role as the Sailing Master John Fryer. The MGM tag with Bryne's name is sewn in the lining. A nape piece worn by actor Percy Herbert for his role as Captain Matthew Quintal is also included. The MGM tag with Percy's name and F0035MB is sewn on the inside), as well as a nape piece worn by actor Duncan Lamont for his role as John Williams (with the MGM tag reading "Lamont # 2 and No. F0042 MB" sewn on the inside). The thirteenth item is a brown wig worn by Emmy winning , Oscar and Golden Globe nominated actor Trevor Howard for his role as the cruel Captain Bligh. The hairpiece includes the original MGM Wig Stock Record card. The stock No. 1276 C, Original Player, Trevor Howard, Description: Med. Brown - 1800, & Prod. # 1769 is typed on the card. The lace is a bit frayed.
The fourteenth piece is a brown wig worn by Golden Globe winner and Oscar and Emmy nominated actor Richard Harris for his role as Seaman John Mills. The hairpiece includes the original MGM Wig Stock Record Card. The Stock No. 1270, Original Player: Richard Harris, Description: DK. Brown - 1800, Prod. #1769 as well as some pencil and pen note markings are featured on the card. The front and Nape laces are frayed. The fifteen piece is a black wig that was worn by versatile character actor Frank Silvera for his role as the character Minarii. The dark hairpiece includes the original MGM studio Wig Stock Record card. The typed words Stock No. 1282 A & B, Original Player: Frank Silvera, Description: Black, Prod. #1769 as well as some pencil note markings appear on the card. The wig's front lace needs minor repair.
The sixteenth item is a brown wig that was worn by Oscar winning character actor Hugh Griffith in the role of Alexander Smith. The wig includes the original MGM Studio Wig Stock card. Stock No. 1279 A, Original Player: Hugh Griffith, Description: Med. Brown & Prod. #1769 are typed on the card. The Wig's front and Nape lace are slightly frayed. The pieces are in Very Good to Near Fine condition.
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