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November 16, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

American Film Stars, a Collection of Signed Photographs, c. 1942.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2764BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 16, 2014 10:00AM


American Film Stars, a Collection of Signed Photographs, c. 1942.
Black-and-white 8 x 10s inscribed by: Marjorie Reynolds; Frances Gifford; Don Douglas; Susan Peters; Jean Rogers; Harold Daniels; three inscribed photos of Olivia de Havilland; Joan Crawford; a young Judy Garland; Red Skelton; two inscribed photos of Lana Turner; Mickey Rooney; and others, including the part of the cast and crew of The Greatest Gift; and some friends from the army. (26)
These photos are all inscribed to John Murray, an army officer who was sent to Hollywood during World War II to act as a military consultant for the film industry.
Estimate $500-700

Judy Garland signed photograph is likely a secretarial signature.

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Don Douglas, Frances Gifford, Harold Daniels, Jean Rogers, Joan Crawford, Judy Garland, Lana Turner, Marjorie Reynolds, Mickey Rooney, Olivia de Havilland, Susan Peters, army, army officer, military consultant for the film industry, military consultant, John Murray