• Vintage Film Posters and Film  auction at Christies

    Sale 5872

    Vintage Film Posters and Film Memorabilia

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 382

    Denholm Elliot

    Price Realised  


    Denholm Elliot
    The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, E.R., Commander's neck badge, C.B.E 2nd type (Civil) for Denholm Mitchell Elliot, in gilt and enamels, in case of issue, together with certificate of bestowel dated 31st. December, 1987 (2)

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    As written in Elliott's biography the evening before he recieved his M.B.E ...he walked about the house naked except for his top hat. It was, he said, his way of warding off delusions of grandeur.

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    The Elliott Family


    ELLIOTT, Susan with TURNER, Barry Denholm Elliott, Quest For Love London: Headline, 1995, p.311