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    A Collection of Signed Caricatures from The Brown Derby Restaurant, 1940s. Four total; all ink on paper; the first by Zel depicting Frances Farmer with her black fountain pen ink inscription in the lower left corner reading "to the brown / derby - / Sincerely, / frances farmer;" the second by Pancho from 1941 depicting Cecil B. DeMille with his black fountain pen ink inscription on the lower right side reading "To Bob Cobb [founder of The Brown Derby] / Gratefully, / Cecil B. deMille;" the third by Zel depicting William Demarest with his black fountain pen ink inscription in the lower left corner reading "To 'Bob' / When better food is served, / the 'Derby' will serve it! / Sincerely, / Wm Demarest;" and the fourth by Zel depicting Tony Martin with his black fountain pen ink signature in the lower right corner reading "Best wishes / Tony Martin;" all originally hung on the walls of one of the famous Brown Derby restaurants in Los Angeles; from The Collection of John Strangi. (Please note all pieces were recently re-framed.) Requires third party shipping.
    Framed: 15" x 12"
    Included are LOAs from JSA.


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    December, 2011
    13th Tuesday
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