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    Sale 5425

    Pop Culture: Entertainment Memorabilia

    4 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 33

    Anthony Mendleson

    Price Realised  


    Anthony Mendleson
    Oh! What A Lovely War, 1969
    A costume design in coloured chalks for Lady Haig [Phyllis Calvert], annotated with costume details, titled, signed and dated by the artist, with attached fabric swatch, additionally annotated with a black chalk sketch showing the back of the dress -- 26½x18in. (67x45.5cm.), framed

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    Oh! What A Lovely War marked the directorial debut of Richard Attenborough in 1969. The star-studded cast included names such as Dirk Bogarde, John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier, John Mills, Ralph Richardson and three Redgraves: Corin, Michael and Vanessa.

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