Description

    Glenn Ford's Dressing Room Door Number from Columbia Studios and His Doorstop from the Gilda Soundstage. Ford made his film debut in 1939 with 20th Century-Fox's Heaven With a Barbed Wire Fence, but it was with Columbia Studios that he signed his first major deal. Ford remained with the studio for 14 years, quickly graduating from B-grade movies such as Babies for Sale and Convicted Woman to A-list productions such as Gilda and The Big Heat. This 9" x 10.5" piece of wood comes from Ford's dressing room door and bears the room number "303" (his frequent co-star Rita Hayworth was next door in 302). The item is in Very Fine condition, with some notes written on the back in black felt tip by Ford. Also included is a 9.5" wooden doorstop labeled "From Columbia Stage 5/ Gilda" in Glenn Ford's handwriting. The doorstop was used on the soundstage at Columbia where much of the movie was shot, and Ford saved it as a souvenir. In Excellent condition. From the Glenn Ford Estate. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Peter Ford.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Miscellaneous Collectibles, Large (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2010
    17th-19th Saturday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 343

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 March 24 Entertainment - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This is the most impressive book I have ever seen!
    Daniel R.,
    Rockville, MD
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,642,278