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    Shirley Temple Book and Photos Group. The box-office champion for three straight years (1936-38), Shirley Temple beat out such stars as Clark Gable, Bing Crosby, Gary Cooper and Joan Crawford, making her not just a successful child star, but one of the great performers of Hollywood. Featured is a set of 12 candid 3 1/2" x 6" black-and-white photos of Temple spending time with friends, family, and various crew members -- including her stand-in -- between takes (some are duplicates). Also included is a first-edition copy of Temple's 1945 autobiography "My Young Life," with a bookplate stating it's from the library of "Shelby C. Chapman, Sound Director on Shirley's pictures at 20th Century Fox" and photos of Chapman with Shirley glued throughout. The photos are in excellent condition; only three exhibit mild toning and some curling. The book is in excellent condition as well, with minor wear to the cover and some spine discoloration; some of the pictures have come loose due to glue deterioration. This is truly a unique and desireable lot. From the estate of Shelby Chapman.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2005
    8th Saturday
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