19 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 576
GBP 300 - GBP 500
A Rydell High School letterman jacket of red wool with black wool cuffs collar and hem, fastening with white popper buttons and embellished on the left front with a large appliqué R in red wool outlined with white felt, the lining inscribed in an unknown hand MORAN MOOSE '77 [faded] -- made for Sean Moran as a dancer in the 1978 Paramount film Grease; accompanied by a recent publicity photograph of Sean Moran signed and inscribed Best of Everything, Sean Moran, Grease 1977 -- 10x8in. (35.4x20.3cm.); and a facsimile of Moran's contract to appear in Grease, dated 3rd June, 1977 (3)
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Sean Moran appears in the barbecue sequence wearing an identical jacket to the one in this lot.
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