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    Shelia O'Brien costume sketch for Joan Crawford as "Myra Hudson" in Sudden Fear. Shelia O'Brien costume sketch for Joan Crawford as "Myra Hudson" in Sudden Fear. (RKO, 1952) Original costume design sketch accomplished in graphite and gouache on a 15 x 20 in. artist illustration board, featuring Joan Crawford as "Myra Hudson" wearing a Crimson tiered gown with one shoulder strap and flowing wrap. Accessorized with opulent diamond necklace, earrings and bracelet. With notes in the margins, "Sudden Fear". Signed "Sheila O'Brien" at the lower right. Bumped corners, some soiling and age wear. Overall, in good condition.

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    July, 2013
    28th Sunday
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