London, South Kensington
12 December 2000
Tyrone Power, 1940/The Mark Of Zorro
An open neck shirt of black silk, with full sleeves fastening at the cuff with two buttons at the cuff ,a triangle mask of black silk with cut-out eye holes, both shirt and mask with cotton label giving typescript details 486 - T. Power -- both made for Tyrone Power as Zorro in the 1940 Twentieth Century Fox production The Mark Of Zorro (2)
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According to the vendor, this shirt and mask were purchased by the vendor's great aunt and uncle in 1942 at a public benefit auction in aid of the Free French Relief Committee, hosted by Tyrone Power in the grounds of his home in Brentwood.
The shirt is identical to that worn throughout the film by Tyrone Power, the mask is similar to one of the two masks seen in the film. The other is different in style
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