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    Moby Dick (Warner Brothers, 1956). Autographed Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Ray Bradbury penned this adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel of obsession and revenge, a picture that stars Gregory Peck as Captain Ahab, Richard Basehart as Ishmael, and Orson Welles as Father Mapple. Of all the screen adaptations of this classic work, this version is largely considered to be the most faithful. Offered here is a wonderful lobby card from this great film. It shows some toning in the borders, and is signed "John Huston," "Gregory Peck," and "Orson Welles." From the collection of Artie Kern, A/V man to Oscar winning songwriter Sammy Cahn for many years, who was also personal lyricist to Frank Sinatra for almost fifty years. Kern was also Memorabilia Consultant to the Songwriters Hall of Fame Museum in New York City and many of his items were on display there from 1980-1985, until its closing. Sammy Cahn helped Mr. Kern obtain the autographs as he was president of the hall for over 17 years and almost all of the signatures were from his personal friends. Very Fine-.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2009
    23rd-25th Thursday-Saturday
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