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    Group of (11) Men's period shirts from Edward G. Robinson, James Cagney, Paul Henreid and others. (ca. 1945) Group of men's period shirts consisting of: 1. Ivory cotton French cuff shirt. Warner Bros. Pictures label handwritten, "7/24/43 610 / Chas. Coburn / 3 shirts 17/33" and stamped, "16 ½ .4". Also handwritten, "Garry" on shirt tail. One button detached and one missing. Material soiled along shoulders and neckline. Very minor brown stains on front and back. Designed by Milo Anderson. Worn by Charles Coburn as "Max Dreyfus" in his office when he first meets George Gershwin (Robert Alda) in Rhapsody in Blue. 2. Pale lavender no collar French cuff cotton shirt with black pin stripe. Warner Bros. Picture label handwritten, "6/12/43 608 / Jack Carson / 16 ½ 35". Stamped on collar, "No 20 BLKCO Finest Cambric HAND-SHRUNK 16 ½". Studio cleaning tag. Yellowing along neck and shoulders, arms, cuffs and bottom. Worn by Jack Carson as "The Great Georgetti" when he and Dennis Morgan bring the seal to S. Z. Sakall for safe keeping in Shine on Harvest Moon. 3. Ivory cotton front pleated French cuff shirt. Warner Bros. Picture label handwritten, "7/28/43 610 / Oscar Levant / 12 shirts 15 ½ 33". Material soiled along shoulders, neck, collar and lapels. Very minor brown stains on both sides. Designed by Milo Anderson. Worn by Oscar Levant as himself during the celebratory dinner in Rhapsody in Blue. 4. Ivory cotton shirt with pleats down front and French cuffs. R. & O. Hawick label and handwritten, "A-C C. ROMERO". Exhibits light soiling along inside collar. 5. Ivory cotton French cuff pleated dress shirt. Carroll and Company label. Handwritten, "Romero". Exhibits soiling along inside collar. 6. Pair of pale purple period shirts. Machin label stitched "E. G. R." in both and Warner Bros. label handwritten "Ed. G. Robinson 15 ½ 3 TRIPLES" and stamped, GR119" in one and "4 Doubles Size 16-3 E. G. ROBINSON" and stamped, "1D37 GR4". Both exhibit soiling and orange stains. 7. Yellow collarless shirt with blue pinstripes. Warner Bros. Pictures label handwritten, "3-17-43 / James Cagney / 2 shirts 15 ½ 39" with studio cleaning tag, with a 3 x 2 in. section of material missing on bottom back and two very small holes. 8. Celery green silk V-neck shirt with pleated sleeves and two satin-ribbed buttons on cuffs. Hook & eye front closure. MGM label handwritten, "CHAS LUNARD 362". Exhibits a small group of tears on one shoulder and very light soiling along shoulders. 9. Ivory cotton collarless period shirt with ruffles along front, five black buttons (replacements). Warner Bros. label handwritten, "674A / GEO. O'BRIAN". Light soiling and discoloration overall especially along shoulders. 10. Ivory cotton collarless period shirt with eyelet ruffles down front. Warner Bros. label handwritten, "1944 631 P. HENREID". Tailored by J. T. Beach Los Angeles and "P H" in red thread.

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    May, 2014
    17th Saturday
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