The photographs in this lot were given by their subjects to Ed Gaba who lived and worked in Los Angeles at the time. Gaba initially worked as a stuntman in Hollywood before a stint in the army and a career with the Beverly Hills police force. He later progressed to Chief of Security for Goldwyn and Warner Brothers Studios. During his career he was responsible for looking after many Hollywood stars, with whom he became friends.
See also lots 59, 132 and 137.