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    Mark Hellinger Tribute, Biography, and Manuscript Archive. Including: notebooks of Hellinger biographer Jim Bishop; letters to Hellinger regarding book royalties; letters to Walter Winchell (eventually given to Hellinger's widow) offering assistance on a Hellinger biography; two folders of typed stories with memos from Jim Bishop; a copy of the Mark Hellinger Memorial book with tributes from Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Winchell, and many others; an acetate recording of "To Remember Mark Hellinger" from Philco Radio Time, February 4, 1948, in a sleeve with a photo of Hellinger, Jimmy Durante, and Bing Crosby; an acetate recording of Walter Winchell's tribute to Hellinger on the Lucky Strike Hour; two large scrapbooks with newspaper clippings from 1942-47, two 11" x 14" studio portraits of Hellinger, and clippings related to his death. The scrapbooks are brittle with some water damage to one, the typed materials and recordings are Very Good. From the Mark Hellinger Archive.

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    February, 2009
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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