|Celebrity - Memorabilia|
|Realisation Price||340.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / Collectibles Auction - 27/07/2019 / Celebrity/Entertainment Memorabilia / Lot 245
Jane Russell: 24 Stunningly Beautiful Portraits including Original Key Book Stills. and Ann Miller: 40 Vintage MGM Re-Strike Por Jane Russell (1921-2011) proved one of the most enduring Hollywood sex symbols of the 1940-50s. She was discovered by Howard Hughes and immediately cast in his controversial film , which collided with the censors due to Ms. Russell's voluptuous figure. She was a popular pin-up photo with servicemen during World War II and went on to have a great hit with Bob Hope in , but it was her starring role with Marilyn Monroe in that established her star appeal and proved a great success. 18 Vintage original portraits by Whitey Schafer for Paramount Pictures with many key book stills stamped with "Approved, Advertising Code Administration Hollywood, Feb 11, 1948" Also included are six vintage re-strikes from her photo shoot for which are quite famous and, finally, a boldly-signed, inscribed and signed 8 x 10" card filling the entire page. Complementing this collection is an archive of the irrepressible MGM Studios dancing and singing superstar, Ann Miller (1923-2004). and . All demonstrated her speed in tap dancing, usually wearing fashions that exhibited her legs to their fullest advantage. Wonderful archive of Ann Miller vintage re-strike studio portraits spanning 20 years and all in excellent condition.