Lot 17 (Autographs & Memorabilia, 31st July 2020)
Autograph Album.- Incl. Charlie Chaplin
Autograph album featuring signatures by prominent Hollywood stars and celebrities of the 1950s, mostly inscribed to Elvira, comprising: Charlie Chaplin (signature accompanied by a sketch of his trademark bowler hat, bamboo cane and tattered shoes), Cornel Wilde, Clifton Webb, Claudette Colbert, Lauren Bacall, Errol Flynn, Maurice Chevalier (signed page and signed photograph), Ava Gardner, Bob Hope (signed photograph loosely inserted), Gracie Fields, Gina Lollobrigida (signature and signed photograph), Tito Gobbi (signature and signed photograph), Beniamino Gigli (signed photograph) and a few others, light handling wear, green cloth, minor staining, 4to, 1951-1953.
***Provenance: autographs were obtained by the vendor's grandfather who used to work at the Savoy Hotel in London.