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    Two Katharine Hepburn Mementos from Films, 1930s-1970s. The first item a 'movie edition' of the book, "Little Women," printed to correspond with the 1933 RKO film release, with an image of Hepburn as "Jo" on the title page; given to the actress and other cast members as a souvenir by the publishers; the second item a gift to Hepburn from Laurence Olivier -- a color photograph of the two in costume from their 1975 ABC Television movie titled, "Love Among the Ruins," signed in black felt-tip ink on the lower left side "Darling Kate / Yours Larry," housed in a frame hallmarked on the bottom "Tiffany & Co Makers / Sterling Silver / 23480" and engraved on the front "For Katharine Hepburn / Love Among the Ruins July 5, 1974." (Please note the book is heavily water damaged and the photograph is slightly water damaged.)
    Book: 8" x 5 ½" x 2"; Frame: 11" x 9"

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    December, 2011
    13th Tuesday
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