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    From stage to screen (250+) vintage oversize photographs of film stars' early roles on stage. (1910s-1930s) Exceptional and incredibly diverse archive of (250+) vintage oversize approx. 11 x 14 in. photographs of great actors and actresses in early theatrical stage roles who went on to notable careers in film. Highlights include Mae West, Kathleen Burke (the Panther Woman), Fredric March, Walter Huston, Sylvia Sidney, Paul Kelly, Buddy Ebsen, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Joe E. Brown, Hal Skelly, Madge Evans (as an adolescent), John Barrymore, Katharine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Edward G. Robinson, Sidney Blackmer, Zero Mostel, Spencer Tracy, Fred Astaire, Joseph Schildkraut, Nita Naldi, Louise Brooks (trimmed to 7.5 x 9.5 in. for publication), Julian Eltinge, Kay Francis, Ruth Etting, Leslie Banks, Leslie Howard, Kitty Carlisle, Jack Dempsey, William Frawley, Marie Dressler, Jimmy Durante, Sophie Tucker, Ethel Merman, Shirley Booth, Ilka Chase, Ted Healy, Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Jane Wyatt, Judith Anderson, Ruth Chatterton, Clifton Webb, Olga Baclanova, Douglas Fairbanks Sr., Basil Rathbone, Laurence Olivier, Ruth Gordon, Roland Young, Estelle Winwood, Annette Kellerman, Ruby Keeler, Al Jolson, Alla Nazimova, Sydney Greenstreet and numerous others. Condition varies somewhat throughout, though majority remain very good to fine.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2014
    17th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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