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    Bringing Up Baby (RKO, 1938). Photos (4) (7.5" X 9.5").
    Vintage gelatin silver, double weight, matte photos. Offered in this lot are four unpublished photos taken from a personal scrapbook belonging to star Katharine Hepburn, which was devoted entirely to the making of this classic screwball comedy. The photos are behind-the-scene shots of the most famous scene in this film, which was voted the 50th top comedy of all-time by AFI. The photo taken with the widest angle lens shows the stars, Hepburn and Cary Grant, discussing the scene with director Howard Hawks, standing on step ladder in the left side of the image. One vertical photo shows Grant holding Hepburn's hand as the stagehand steadies the padded landing spot for her to drop to. These are a once in a lifetime find for the lucky Hepburn or Grant collector as these wonderful photos are not likely to ever appear again. The photos have all been cleaned professionally as they came from the acidic pages of a scrapbook. Two of the photos show significant toning. Fine/Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2012
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
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