Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Irv Steinberg Candid Shots of Stars - Over 100 in All. Giant archive of candid black-and-white shots by celebrity photographer Irv Steinberg -- 107 in all -- showing a wide variety of stars and legends, some at their best (and some not). The lot features Judy Garland (nine shots, from 1963), Barbra Streisand (13 shots from 1963 and 1964, including opening night party for Broadway's Funny Girl), Bette Davis (10 shots from 1963, including attending One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), Joan Crawford (10 shots, including attending Long Day's Journey into Night), John Wayne (seven shots, 1963 at the Lambs Club), Natalie Wood (three with Warren Beatty, 14 taken at Broadway's Mother Courage starring Anne Bancroft, who is in several shots). Also 41 vintage candid shots from 1948, including Clark Gable, Marlene Dietrich, Henry Fonda, Jane Wyman, Alan Ladd, Hedy Lamarr, Bob Hope, Irene Dunne, William Powell, Ingrid Bergman, William Holden, Gene Tierney, John Garfield, Elizabeth Taylor, Jimmy Durante, and others. Photos range in size from 2.5" x 3.5" to 3.5" x 4.5" and most have penciled notes on back as to location, date and other people in the pictures (e.g., Ann-Margret with Barbra Streisand in 1963). Remarkable show business history in Excellent condition.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 978

    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

    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
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 May 3 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Beverly Hills.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I think Heritage deserves a lot of credit for covering all technical bases without a hitch.
    Roy M.,
    New York, NY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 17 Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 November 17 Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $609,316