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    Cecil B. DeMille Suitcase with Personal Items. One of the great Hollywood icons and a true film pioneer, Cecil B. DeMille directed hundreds of feature films during his 45-year career. This vintage 24" x 14.5" x 7.5" Oshkosh suitcase with "C. B. de M." (he preferred to use the small "d" in his private life) was carried regularly by the director on his various travels. Included with the suitcase is a plastic TWA luggage tag with DeMille's name and address (Excellent condition); a 5" x 6" "Cecil B. DeMille's Xmas Turkey" card (Very Fine); a vintage b&w 8" x 10" glossy of the director (Very Fine); three personal checks, dated April 15, 1952 (Fine), June 2, 1952 (Very Good), and January 31, 1957 (Very Fine), each signed by DeMille; an unused personalized mailing envelope (Very Fine); and a program book from a May 2, 1932, Academy All-Industry Conference. The suitcase itself is in Fine condition with appreciable wear and tear to the outside, but still in sturdy condition.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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