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COUNT BASIE / RECORDS EXCLUSIVELY ON COLUMBIA RECORDS (ca. 1945) $0.00 SOLD
Vintage original 22 x 16" (56 x 41 cm.) standee poster, USA. Rare cardboard poster, with backing still attached on verso, allowing it be displayed as a standee (or simply be hung on the wall as a poster). There is one smudge at center bottom, and some other signs of handling at the poster's extreme edges, overall NEAR FINE.
DUKE ELLINGTON / EXCLUSIVE VICTOR RECORDING ARTIST (ca. 1945) $0.00 SOLD
Vintage original 24 x 18" (61 x 46 cm.) standee poster, USA. Rare cardboard poster, with backing still attached on verso, allowing it be displayed as a standee (or simply be hung on the wall as a poster). The poster has wear from tape in various of its edges, but colors are still vibrant and fresh, VERY GOOD.
FORTUNE, THE (1975) / COSTUME SKETCH BY ANTHEA SYLBERT $1,250.00 SOLD
Vintage original 20 x 15" (50 x 37 cm.) (without frame) costume sketch, USA. A stunning sketch design by Anthea Sylbert executed on artists board in gouache, paint and pen. This is for the character Freddie as portrayed by Stockard Channing. A super cast played in Mike Nichols comedy about a scheme to take a woman over state lines for immoral purposes despite the Mann-Act enforced at the time.
GO WEST (1940) $0.00 SOLD
Vintage original 12 x 8;" (68 x 102 cm.) color trade ad, USA. Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, John Carroll, Diana Lewis, dir: Edward Buzzell; MGM. A most fun and lively of all Marx Brothers art pieces. It is also amongst the finest examples of the art renderings by Jacques Kapralik, the collage artist who specialized in three dimensional art pieces, highlighting many MGM films during the late-1930s and through the 1940s.
HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE [COMO SPOSARE UN MILIONARIO] (1953) $5,000.00 SOLD
Vintage original 13 x 9" (33 x 23 cm.) watercolor sketch / poster maquette by Enzo Nistri, Italy.
IF A MAN ANSWERS (1962) $700.00 SOLD
Vintage original 30 x 40" (75 x 100 cm., board); 16 x 35" (41 x 87 cm., painting) production set sketch, USA. Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin, Micheline Presle, John Lund, Cesar Romero, Stefanie Powers, dir: Henry Levin; Universal. Lighthearted romantic comedy, so popular at the time, about a wealthy young socialite (Sandra Dee) who marries a photographer (Bobby Darin), and the complications which ensue when she follows her mother's advice regarding an envious friend. This film was a big glossy Ross Hunter production with costumes by Jean Louis and art direction by Alexander Golitzen, set décor by Howard Bristol.
LAUGH-IN / MICHAEL TRAVIS COSTUME SKETCH FOR DICK MARTIN, DENNIS ALLEN (ca. 1970) $500.00 SOLD
Vintage original 17 x 13 " (42 x 34 cm.) costume sketch [23 x 20" (57 x 50 cm.) with mat], USA. Costume designer Michael Travis has presented two eccentric men's costumes for a sketch on the now classic sketch-comedy show, LAUGH-IN, for series regulars Dick Martin and Dennis Allen. Allen was featured in 50 shows during the 1970-72 seasons.
LENA HORNE / EXCLUSIVE VICTOR RECORDING ARTIST (ca. 1943) $0.00 SOLD
Vintage original 24 x 18" (61 x 46 cm.) window card poster, printed on cardboard stock, intended to be displayed either on a wall, or as a free-standing standee. An extremely scarce poster which Victor Records Company sent to record stores.
MAJOR DUNDEE SET SKETCH/ SAM PECKINPAH (1965) $1,000.00 SOLD
Vintage original 14 ½ x 24” (36 x 60 cm.) (On background board) sketch accomplished in gouache, USA. Charleton Heston, Richard Harris, Jim Hutton, James Coburn, dir: Sam Peckinpah; Columbia. This sketch represents a concept for set designers to consider for the epic Western film’s opening scene. The story took place at the end of the Civil War in which a Cavalry officer led a group of Amery med and Confederate prisoners on an expedition into Mexico at attack a band of Apaches who had raided U. S....
MARILYN MONROE INK BLOTTERS (1948-49) $500.00 SOLD
Set of four 3 ¾ x 9" (9.75 x 23 cm.) vintage original ink blotters, USA. These ink blotters all feature artwork by pin-up artist Earl Moran. Marilyn posed for him while at the beginning of her career. She would have been 21 when she sat for Moran. She had a short-lived contract before that with Twentieth Century Fox (1946-47). After that contract lapsed, she resumed her previous modeling career, until she got a short-lived contract with Columbia.
Marilyn posed for Moran shortly after he moved to Hollywood in 1946,...
MARX BROTHERS HORSE FEATHERS TRADE AD (1932) $1,500.00 SOLD
Vintage original 12 ¼ x 18 ¾” (31 x 48 cm.) trade ad, USA. Marx Brothers, dir: Norman McLeod; Paramount. Stunning caricature artwork by Nat Karson, which I consider far superior to most of the extant Paramount theatrical posters for any Marx Brothers movies---and just about as rare! On linen, JUST ABOUT FINE.
METROPOLIS TRADE AD (1927) $1,500.00 SOLD
Vintage original 12 x 9" (30 x 22 cm.) trade ad, USA. Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Frohlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Fritz Rasp, Theodor Loos, Erwin Biswanger, dir: Fritz Lang, UFA. Superb originality highlighted this silent German-Expressionist film. The stunning special effects and design rival any of our state-of-the-art technical achievements of today.