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    "Billy Gunn with Stool" Original Photo Taken by James Dean. An original 10" x 8" silver gelatin print shot by James Dean in 1954 and hand developed by famed celebrity photographer Roy Schatt. Gunn, who introduced Dean to the Bongo drums, was also the actor's understudy for The Immoralist. Dean studied photography under Schatt, who hand-developed this print and others in his darkroom in New York City. Schatt studio stamp en verso with the handwritten notes: "Billy Gunn, Taken by James Dean." In Excellent condition. These photos are extraordinarily rare -- only two or three are known to have been printed -- and this is first time these images have been available at a public auction.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
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    Irvine, CA
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