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    Max Factor archive of (130+) sample hair locks from golden age Hollywood stars. (ca. 1940s-1960s) Large vintage archive of (130+)celebrity hair lock samples wig orders taken at the Max Factor Makeup Studio for custom wig making for films including: Gloria Swanson from Father Takes a Woman, Elvis Presley attributed to Jailhouse Rock, Ida Lupino from Woman in Hiding, Dorothy Lamour, Merle Oberon, Peggy Lee, Red Skelton from Du Barry Was a Lady, Myrna Loy ca. 1930s, Gregory Peck for The Keys of the Kingdom, Van Johnson, Natalie Wood for This Property is Condemned, Edward G. Robinson for Dr. Erlich's Magic Bullet, Jack Lemmon "female wig" for Some Like it Hot, Angela Lansbury, Dick Van Dyke for his old age makeup as "Mr. Dawes Sr." in Mary Poppins, William Powell attributed to My Man Godfrey and Another Thin Man, Tab Hunter, Janet Leigh attributed to Strictly Dishonorable, William Shatner ca. 1963, Henry Fonda attributed to How the West Was Won, Jack Warner for personal use, Orson Welles attributed to Citizen Kane, Cary Grant from The Howards of Virginia, Vivien Leigh from That Hamilton Woman, Lawrence Olivier from Wuthering Heights, Charles Laughton for It Started With Eve and The Man From Down Under, Peter Lorre for the unmade Napoleon, Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Gene Tierney attributed to Heaven Can Wait, Ann Sothern from Shadow on the Wall, Ann Sheridan from The Unfaithful, James Garner ca. 1960s, Burt Lancaster, Sessue Hayakawa, and many more and with multiple titles for many of the stars. Celebrity hair swatches are contained in individually labeled envelopes. Some include sample swatches of wig hair. Each includes Max Factor ordering forms and paperwork filled out by wigmakers with some dates, other specifications, and measurements with a few notes by Hollywood hair and makeup legends William Tuttle, Jack Dawn and Helen Turpin. Also includes paper templates traced on the subject's hairline, assembled with tape, and handwritten actor name. Most but not all wig records contain hair swatches. All in vintage very good condition. Interested bidders are encouraged to view this lot in person by appointment at our offices.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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