Fine Books & Manuscripts Online
Collection of Photographs of Classic Hollywood Movie Stars, mostly 1940s. Three albums assembled by Helen Mahan Perkins, Lynn, Massachusetts including an album of photographs of her time as a student at New Hampton Literary Institute (class of 1922); an album of summer theater programs, tickets and related documents along with a 1915 typed letter signed from Mary Pickford sending Christmas greetings; an extensive album containing formal and candid photographs of about forty different movie stars taken in the 1940s, many at summer theater around Cambridge, personalities include Jimmy Stewart, Bing and Dixie Crosby, Carol Landis, Eleanor Powell, Carol Lombard, Alice Faye, Mary Martin, Preston Foster, David Selznick, Lana Turner, Warren Baxter, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Spencer Tracy, Fay Wray, Sonja Henie, Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman, Jean Arthur, Rand Brooks, Bette Davis, Nelson Eddy, Hedda Hooper, Mary Astor and many more; and eighteen loose studio photographs, including personally inscribed images of Jimmy Stewart, Tyrone Power, Richard Dix, Preston Foster, Irene Rich, Carol Landis, and Irene Dunne.
Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.