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    Vincent Price's Wig from "Diversions & Delights." From 1977-78, Vincent Price toured the country performing Diversions & Delights, a one-man show in which he portrayed flamboyant, controversial writer Oscar Wilde, staged as a supposed lecture by the dramatist on November 28, 1899 -- a year and two days before Wilde's death -- in a Parisian concert hall. Price toured amphitheaters and college campuses with the show, giving 800 performances in some 300 cities including Sydney and Hong Kong. It was Price's favorite role of his six decades as an actor, and about a year before his death in 1993 he stated "I believe my role as Oscar Wilde was my...greatest achievement as an actor." Featured is the wig worn by Price during his performances as Wilde, as well as two 8" x 10" photos -- one color, one b&w -- from the show and a handbill promoting a performance at the Nazareth College Arts Center in Rochester, New York. All items are in great condition, with only minor wear.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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