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    Vintage Jimmy Durante Photo and Cane. Jimmy Durante was one of the sensational comics of all time, and these two marvelous items are devoted to "The Great Schnozzola." His cane is a dandy item with a silver horse's head (with the initials "JD" engraved at the head's base) topping the smooth, 32.5" bamboo stick. It is accompanied by a fascinating 7" x 13" picture of Jimmy during his 1939 Broadway run in Stars in Your Eyes, with co-star Ethel Merman; as well as Mary Martin, Sophie Tucker, Victor Moore, and William Gaxton (all of whom were also on Broadway at the time in Leave It to Me!); Olsen and Johnson (then starring in Hellzapoppin); Jimmy Savo (then starring in The Boys from Syracuse); and others. The cane has some wear at the bottom and the matting on the picture has a bit of wear and a few cracks, but otherwise they are in Very Fine condition. Great artifacts from a show business legend.

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    October, 2007
    6th-7th Saturday-Sunday
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