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    Sale 5238

    Film & Entertainment Memorabilia

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 77

    Various Film Stars

    Price Realised  


    Various Film Stars
    A collection of letters and photographs some signed, circa 1970, of various films stars, items include; a reproduction of an early publicity photograph of Rita Hayworth, signed later; photographs of Mae West (7) majority signed; a typescript letter, signed on Mae West headed stationery; a hand-written note by Peter Sellers The ones i autographed are the photos i like most for this sort of thing and four black and white photographs of Sellers; a self-portrait caricature of Barry Humphries and a black and white photograph of Humphries dressed as a young Dame Edna; and related material associated with Dirk Bogarde, Lana Turner, Liza Minelli, Jayne Mansfield and others (a lot)

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    The letters and dedications were written for Matthew West who was invloved with film PR in the 1960s, and worked for Judy Garland among others.

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