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    Funny Face (Paramount, 1957). Autographed Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    In this top romantic musical, Audrey Hepburn is the fledgling bookstore employee, Jo, who is turned into a swan with help from photographer Fred Astaire. Hepburn and Astaire are thrilling to watch from start to finish and this stunning card is a beautiful portrait of the screen legends. There is light edge wear with two small nicks, a small surface loss in the lower left, rounded corners, and a light scratch in the image. A rare card indeed, it is signed "Fred Astaire," "Audrey Hepburn," director "Stanley Donen," and writer "Leonard Gershe." 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+.


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    July, 2009
    23rd-24th Thursday-Friday
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