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    The Hustler (20th Century Fox, 1961). Autographed Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Paul Newman stars as "Fast" Eddie Felson, a small-time pool hustler with a lot of talent, but a penchant for self-destruction. He takes on the legendary Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason) but loses, and soon hits rock bottom. This taut drama was nominated for ten Oscars (and won two), and gave Newman one of his best roles. This beautiful unrestored card has slight rounding to the corners and some dust shadows on the borders. It is signed "Paul Newman" in the bottom border. 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. Fine/Very Fine.


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    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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