14 juillet 2015

Hollywood Legends - 06/2015 - Docs


 Documents papiers


Lot 925: MARILYN MONROE 1950 EMPLOYMENT RECORD CARD
 A Marilyn Monroe change of rate or position with 20th Century Fox dated June 8, 1950, indicating that Monroe was laid off following the filming of All About Eve (20th Century, 1950). The card is handwritten in an unknown hand and states that Monroe is a “Contract Feature Player.” Later that year, Monroe signed a seven-year contract with 20th Century Fox. Accompanied by a black and white publicity photograph from All About Eve that shows Monroe in her role as Miss Caswell.
Card, 4 by 6 inches; Photograph, 6 by 8 inches
Winning bid:$625 - Estimate: $500 - $700
lot925-202889_0  lot925-202890_0


Lot 927: MARILYN MONROE SIGNED CHECK
 A check for $16.25 paid to J.J. Haggarty Stores on November 23, 1951. Signed by Marilyn Monroe in blue ink. Below Monroe's signature is her address at that time: "611 N. Crescent Drive."
3 1/4 by 8 inches
Winning bid:$2,560 - Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
lot927-202894_0 


Lot 928: MARILYN MONROE CHANGE OF RATE CARD FROM 20TH CENTURY FOX
 A Marilyn Monroe Change of Rate card from 20th Century Fox dated "5 -11 -1953," changing Monroe's weekly pay rate from $750 to $1,250.
4 by 6 inches
Winning bid:$2,500 - Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
lot928-202895_0 


Lot 932: HUGH HEFNER SIGNED PREMIERE ISSUE OF PLAYBOY MAGAZINE
 A first issue of Playboy magazine (HMH Publishing, 1953) with Marilyn Monroe on the cover. Signed by Hugh Hefner on page three. The magazine, which launched in December 1953, sold for 50 cents a copy.
11 by 8 1/2 inches
Winning bid:$87,500 - Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
lot932-202900_0 lot932-202901_0  lot932-202902_0


Lot 946: MARILYN MONROE AND OTHERS FAN MAIL ENVELOPES
 A group of five envelopes addressed to Marilyn Monroe, June Allyson, Jean Simmons, Deborah Kerr, and Jeffrey Kerr. The envelopes were mailed by fans in Argentina and the Philippines and are dated between 1954 and 1958.
Largest, 5 by 6 inches
Winning bid:$192 - Estimate: $200 - $400
lot946-202929_0  


Lot 947: MARILYN MONROE AND OTHERS FAN MAIL ENVELOPES
 A group of five envelopes, addressed to Marilyn Monroe, Jean Simmons, Vera Miles, Jeffrey Hunter, and Mel Ferrer. The envelopes were mailed by fans in Argentina and the Philippines and are postmarked between 1954 and 1957.
Largest, 3 3/4 by 7 inches
Winning bid:$192 - Estimate: $200 - $400
lot947-202930_0 


Lot 948: MARILYN MONROE SECRETARIALLY SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH
 A Marilyn Monroe secretarially signed photograph accompanied by transmittal envelope. It appears the photograph was mailed from Marilyn Monroe Productions to Santa Fe, Argentina, and returned.
10 by 8 inches
PROVENANCE From the Lost Archive of Marilyn Monroe
Winning bid:$4,062.50 - Estimate: $200 - $400
lot948-202931_0  lot948-202932_0  lot948-202933_0 


Lot 949: MARILYN MONROE AND OTHERS FAN MAIL ENVELOPES
 A group of four envelopes addressed to Marilyn Monroe, Jean Simmons, Clark Gable, and Deborah Kerr. The envelopes were mailed by fans from Argentina and the Philippines and are postmarked between 1954 and 1957.
Largest, 4 3/4 by 6 inches
 Winning bid:$192 - Estimate: $200 - $400
lot949-202934_0  


Lot 958: PRINCESS CAFÉ 40TH ANNIVERSARY SCRAPBOOK
 An embossed leatherbound scrapbook featuring telegrams, news clippings, letters, and cards sent by celebrities, notable individuals, local dignitaries, businesspeople, and family to the Princess Café in Iowa Falls. This café opened in 1915 and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The entries in the scrapbook commemorate the 40th anniversary of the restaurant in November 1955. The longtime owners, Harry Pergakis and Ernie Karrys, hired a young waitress named Marjorie “Madge” Meredith, who later went on to become a Hollywood movie and television actress, and the three maintained their friendship through the years. In addition to a signed and inscribed professional Madge Meredith black and white headshot and newspaper articles describing her attendance at the anniversary celebrations, the scrapbook entries include Western Union telegrams, most notably from Marilyn Monroe to Meredith, “AM JEALOUS YOU INVITED INSTEAD OF ME. I STRUCK OUT WITH JOE AND CAN’T EVEN GET TO FIRST BASE WITH HARRY AND ERNIE =MARILYN MONROE=“ and also from Dwight D. Eisenhower, Senator Eugene McCarthy, Princess Margaret of Great Britain, and Sherman Billingsley of The Stork Club in New York. There are approximately 18 double-sided pages of newspaper articles and advertisements, handwritten and typewritten letters, note cards, and the telegrams.
14 by 12 1/4 inches
 Winning bid:$512 - Estimate: $800 - $1,200
lot958-202950_0  lot958-202951_0  lot958-202952_0 
lot958-202953_0  lot958-202954_0 


Lot 974: MARILYN MONROE MOVING DOCUMENTS
 Five documents pertaining to Marilyn Monroe's move from Los Angeles to Milton Greene's home in Connecticut. Monroe stayed with the Greenes for almost two years.
Largest, 14 by 8 1/2 inches
 Winning bid:$1,152 - Estimate: $600 - $800
lot974-202971_0 


Lot 986: MARILYN MONROE INSCRIBED DRAWING
 A drawing of a nude woman signed by Marilyn Monroe, who inscribed and gifted the drawing to Broadway set designer Boris Aronson. Sanguine on paper, inscribed in blue ink "For Boris -/ Waiting - Wondering -/ Woman - Marilyn Monroe Miller" mounted to matteboard and undated. The drawing has been referred to as "an erotic self-portrait."
Monroe's husband Arthur Miller worked with Aronson on A View From the Bridge around the time of Miller's divorce and budding relationship with Monroe. Aronson, when he first met Monroe, is quoted by Elia Kazan as having said, "That's a wife?" Kazan shared that quote and evidently its sentiment by answering the question in his autobiography as, "Hell no!"
12 by 9 inches; 17 1/2 by 14 inches, overall
PROVENANCE From the Estate of Boris Aronson
Winning bid:$75,000 - Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
lot986-202988_0  lot986-202989_0 


Lot 987: MARILYN MONROE RECEIVED AND SENT CORRESPONDENCE
 A group of correspondence sent and received by Marilyn Monroe, including a two-page typed, signed letter to Monroe from Jean Negulesco, typed on Negulesco’s stationery and dated July 14, 1958. The letter is in regard to flowers and a book sent by the director to Monroe. The book was The Midwife of Pont Clary, which Negulesco wanted to adapt into a film for Monroe. He wrote, “The thing of The Midwife of Pont Clary is fundamentally sex …” and later suggests Monroe give the book to her husband, Arthur Miller, to read. Also included are a copy of a wire message sent by Monroe to Inez Melson dated June 10, 1959, regarding the boarding of a bird named Clyde; a typed, signed letter from playwright William Inge complimenting Monroe on her performance in Some Like It Hot (UA, 1959), dated April 6, 1959, and signed “Bill Inge"; and a confirmation copy of a telegram sent by Monroe to Roberto Boss in Mexico regarding a furniture order, with a typed, dictated copy of same, dated June 16, 1962, less than two months before Monroe’s death.
Largest, 11 by 8 1/2 inches
 Winning bid:$3,437.50 - Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
lot987-202990_0 


Lot 989: MARILYN MONROE COPY OF DOCTOR PYGMALION
 A Marilyn Monroe owned copy of Doctor Pygmalion by Maxwell Maltz (New York: Permabooks, 1953).
6 1/2 by 4 1/4 inches - PROVENANCE Partial Lot 563, "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe," Christie's, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
Winning bid:$1,875 - Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
lot989-202992_0  lot989-202993_0  


Lot 990: MARILYN MONROE OWNED BOOK
 A copy of The Unfinished Country by Max Lerner (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959) from the personal collection of Marilyn Monroe with Christie's auction bookplate on the front inside cover.
8 1/2 by 5 3/4 inches
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 556, “The Personal Collection of Marilyn Monroe,” Christie’s, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
Winning bid:$2,187.50 - Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
lot990-202994_0  lot990-202995_0  


Lot 995: MARILYN MONROE SIGNED CHECK
 A Marilyn Monroe signed check from a Marilyn Monroe Productions account with Colonial Trust Company in New York City. The check has been corrected to be numbered 107 in an unknown hand, dated August 14, 1959, and written to Hedda Rosten in the amount of $66.12. Rosten was Monroe’s private secretary at one time. Housed in a framed display with three color images of Monroe. Not examined outside of frame.
33 1/2 by 30 1/2 inches, overall
unsold - Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
lot995-203003_0  lot995-203002_0  


 Lot 996: MARILYN MONROE SIGNED SETTLEMENT
A Marilyn Monroe signed settlement contract between Monroe and Irving Stein following the departure of Stein from Marilyn Monroe Productions, Inc. The contract is dated February 19, 1959, and signed on the fourth page by Monroe, Stein, and their respective attorneys. The final page is cut down from its original size and now measures 7 1/2 by 8 inches. According to the settlement, Monroe agreed to pay Stein $33,000 to end their relationship and any ownership interests Stein once held in Marilyn Monroe Productions, Inc. Additional notes and initials within the document not believed to be in Monroe's hand.
 unsold - Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000
lot996-203004_0  


Lot 1002: MARILYN MONROE LETTER FROM 20TH CENTURY FOX
 A letter written to Marilyn Monroe by Lew Schreiber of 20th Century Fox advising that Monroe will begin shooting Time and Tide on April 14, 1959, under the direction of Elia Kazan. The letter is dated March 4, 1959, and is signed by Schreiber.
11 by 8 1/2 inches
 Winning bid:$768  - Estimate: $500 - $1,500
lot1002-203013_0  


Lot 1026: MARILYN MONROE SOMETHING'S GOT TO GIVE SCRIPT
 A Marilyn Monroe script for Something's Got To Give (20th Century, 1962) in blue paper cover. Marked on cover "902" and "Revised Screenplay" and dated February 12, 1962.
11 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches
PROVENANCE Lot 489, "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe," Christie's, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
unsold - Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
lot1026-203105_0  lot1026-203106_0 lot1026-203107_0 


Lot 1028: MARILYN MONROE FRANKIE AND JOHNNY SCRIPT FROM JOHN HUSTON
 A Marilyn Monroe owned copy of Frankie and Johnny (New York: Albert and Charles Boni, 1930) gifted to her by author and director John Huston. The hardcover first-edition illustrated presentation copy is inscribed by Huston on the title page "Marilyn dear/ All those years ago/ when you were hardly/ born I wrote this for/ you - the perfect Frankie/ Johnny (himself)/ Huston." Illustrated by Miguel Covarrubias, Christie’s 1999 Marilyn Monroe auction bookplate affixed to endpaper, red cover with gold gilt lettering. Huston directed Monroe in one of her first films, The Asphalt Jungle (MGM , 1950) and her final completed film The Misfits (Seven Arts, 1961). 8 1/2 by 6 1/2 inches
PROVENANCE Lot 46, "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe," Christie's, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999
 Winning bid:$13,750 - Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000
lot1028-203109_0  lot1028-203110_0  lot1028-203111_0 


Lot 1031: MARILYN MONROE VINTAGE PRESS ARCHIVE
An archive of vintage press material related to the death of Marilyn Monroe. The archive includes an issue of The New York Times dated August 6, 1962; an issue of the Los Angeles Times dated August 6, 1962; a San Francisco Examiner and a November 1962 issue of Modern Screen .
Winning bid:$1,875 - Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
lot1031-203115_0  


Lot 1033: MARILYN MONROE WITH PARASOL
Hand signed by Al Hirschfeld
Limited edition etching
80/150 - 21 by 13 ½ inches, sight; 32 ½ by 24 ½ inches, framed
unsold - Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
lot1033-203220_0 


 Lot 1034: MARILYN MONROE, "HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. PRESIDENT"
Marilyn Monroe sings "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy
Hand signed by Al Hirschfeld
Limited edition lithograph - 85/109
24 by 19 inches
Winning bid:$1,280 - Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
lot1034-203222_0 


Lot 1035: MARILYN MONROE RECEIPT FROM PUBLIC RELATIONS AGENCY
 An expense form from Marilyn Monroe’s public relations agency, Arthur P. Jacobs Company Inc., dated June 11, 1962, for costs incurred through long-distance calls made to Monroe by Pat Newcomb in April 1962. Accompanied by a black and white photograph of Newcomb with Monroe at John F. Kennedy’s birthday gala held in May 1962.
5 3/4 by 8 1/2 inches
unsold - Estimate: $300 - $500
lot1035-203120_0  lot1035-203121_0  


 Lot 1041: MARILYN MONROE FUNERAL CARD
 An original card from the funeral of Marilyn Monroe on Wednesday, August 8, 1962, at the Westwood Village Mortuary in Los Angeles. The front of the card bears an image of the Bok Singing Tower. The inside reads in part, "In Memory of/ Marilyn Monroe/ Born June 1st, 1926/ Passed Away/ August 5th, 1962,” with the details of her funeral service. Facing page is printed with Psalm 23.
5 1/2 by 3 1/4 inches, folded
PROVENANCE From the Estate of Allan "Whitey" Snyder
 Winning bid:$4,062.50 - Estimate: $600 - $800
lot1041-203129_0 


Lot 1042: MARJORIE PLECHER LETTER REGARDING MARILYN MONROE
  A letter to Marjorie Plecher from Westwood Memorial Park thanking Plecher for her assistance dressing Marilyn Monroe for Monroe's funeral. The letter is written on Westwood Memorial Park stationery, dated August 10, 1962, and signed by James Pierce. Plecher was a wardrobe assistant at Fox studios. She later married Allan "Whitey" Snyder, Monroe's friend and makeup artist.
11 by 8 1/2 inches
PROVENANCE From the Estate of Allan "Whitey" Snyder
Winning bid:$1,562.50 - Estimate: $200 - $400
lot1042-203130_0 
lot1042-203131_0 


13 juin 2007

Julien's Auctions - 06/2007 - chèques, factures ...

Lot n° 88 : Une notice d'annulation d'assurance de Marilyn Monroe, daté du 27 novembre 1962 provenant du "Royal Globe Insurance for the property of Marilyn Monroe in Brentwood, CA".  Cette notice fut envoyée trois mois après le décès de Marilyn et fut renvoyée à l'adresse de Inez Melson, le manager des affaires de Marilyn. 
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $400.00 (estimation: US $600.00 - US $800.00)

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Lot n° 91: une facture de PUBLIC RELATIONS EXPENSE INVOICE résumant les dépenses pour The Arthur  P. Jacobs Company, Inc. montant de  $79.46  et daté du 31 Mai 1962. Divers associés d' Arthur Jacobs travaillaient pour worked for Marilyn du temps où elle vivait à New York jusqu'à sa mort.
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $400.00 (estimation: US $600.00 - US $800.00)

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Lot n° 92:  Une facture de Marilyn Monroe provenant de The Hollywood Reporter à l'attention de Arthur P.  Jacobs Company, datée du 7 mars 1962, dont le montant s'élève de $250.00 avec l'annotation "Thank You", faisant probblement référence à the Hollywood Foreign Press Association après la soirée des Golden Globes le 5 Mars 1962 où Marilyn reçu un prix.
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $400.00 (estimation: US $800.00 - US $1,200.00)

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Lot n° 93: une facture de Williams & Whibley, Inc.  International  & Domestic Travel Organization of New York, adressée à Miss Marilyn Monroe, pour un montant de $325.37 oour le vol de New York à Miami à  Mexico et Los Angeles, daté du 16 février 1962.
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $400.00 (estimation: US $800.00 - US $1,200.00)

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Lot n° 95 : un reçu d'un salon Elizabeth Arden signé par Marilyn Monroe, faisant état des services rendus. Daté du 5 juin 1961, c'était l'époque où Marilyn logeait au Beverly Hills Hotel.
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $800.00 (estimation: US $1,000.00 - US $2,000.00)

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Lot n° 97 : un reçu du magazin de fourrure Maximilian Fur Company Inc. adressé à "Miss Marilyn Monroe", du 27 Juillet 1961 jusque 31 Décembre 1961. Pour l'achat de trois étoles fourrure et trois accessoires (qui étaient offerts) pour un montant total de $30 (environ $200 aujourd'hui).
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $400.00 (estimation: US $600.00 - US $800.00)

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Lot n° 98L'inventaire des fourrures de Marilyn Monroe portant l'entête des Marilyn Monroe productions, intitulé "Furs From Maximilian - Received 9/28/61". (= Fourrures provenant de Maximiliam - Reçues le 28 septembre 1961). Liste de 4 manteaux de fourrure, 5 étoles et 5 objets accessoires. 
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $400.00 (estimation: US $600.00 - US $800.00)

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Lot n° 99 :  Une facture du Dr. Hyman Engelberg d'un montant de $407.00 pour des appels hôpital aux mois de Novembre et Décembre, facture datée du 26 décembre 1961, indiquant 'payé' au stylo. Hyman Engelberg était le médecin spécialiste (des maladies organiques) de Marilyn et il travaillait en étroite collaboration avec le psychiatre de Marilyn, le Dr. Ralph  Greenson. Engelberg est suspecté d'avoir prescrit les pillules qui ont tué Marilyn, sans en avoir fait part à Greenson. 
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $400.00 (estimation: US $600.00 - US $800.00)

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Lot n° 101 : Carte de Banque originale de Marilyn Monroe de la Colonial Trust Company of New York, portant le nom Marilyn Monroe avec le numéro de compte 1-616-075 aux alentours de 1958.
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $800.00 (estimation: US $1,000.00 - US $2,000.00)

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Lot n° 108: Une facture du Dr. Hyman Engelberg d'un montant de $342.00 pour des examens médicaux du mois d'Octobre, facture datée du 16 novembre 1961, indiquant 'payé' au stylo. Hyman Engelberg était un docteur physicien de beaucoup de stars légendaires d' Hollywood mais il est surtout connu pour avoir annoncé la mort de Marilyn déclarant qu'il s'agissait d'un suicide.
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $400.00 (estimation: US $600.00 - US $800.00)

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Lot n° 118 : Un reçu d'une taxe datant de 1954 , de Marilyn Monroe par la Radio Corporation of America, pour un montant de  $1035.93  (environ $7,000 aujourd'hui).  Monroe était en contrat d'enregistrement pour la RCA. En 1954 elle enregistra en studio la B.O du film "River of No  Return" pour la RCA qui apparaissa brièvement dans les charts des singles de juillet 1954.
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $400.00 (estimation: US $800.00 - US $1,200.00) 

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Lot n° 119 : Une déclaration de Taxe datant du 14 mars 1953, faisant état d'une estimation de taxes de Marilyn Monroe de l'année 1952 dont le montant s'élevait à $18,838.37 (soit l'équivalent aujourd'hui de $141,279.64). Le document n'est pas signé, probablement par le fait que le numéro de sécurité sociale de Marilyn est incorrect. 
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $400.00 (estimation: US $600.00 - US $800.00)

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Lot n° 120 : un chèque de banque signé par Marilyn Monroe.
Daté du 5 juillet 1953, pour un montant de $6.00, à l'ordre de "Russ Wynn's  Service", signé à l'encre bleue.
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $800.00 (estimation: US $1,000.00 - US $2,000.00)

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Lot n° 121 : un pass de la compagnie d'aviation "Western Airlines" , comportant les informations suivantes: Norma Dougherty, vol de LAX à SFO du 23 Decembre 1953. Le prix du ticket était de $13.50. Le départ était à 11:45 pm. Marilyn paya $9.29 pour le poids de ses bagages (122 pounds). Une note au dos précise : "Marilyn 1953 Tax Free".
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $400.00 (estimation: US $800.00 - US $1,200.00)

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Lot n°129 : un reçu de la banque signé par Marilyn Monroe. Daté du 9-26-51 (26 septembre 1951), Titré "Service Charge For Special Handling of Checks", pour la somme de $2.00 pour un chèque non solvable
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $800.00 (estimation: US $1,000.00 - US $2,000.00)

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Lot n°130 : un reçu de la banque signé par Marilyn Monroe.
Daté du 9-15-51 (15 septembre 1951), Titré "Service Charge For Special Handling of Checks", pour la somme de $2.00 pour un chèque non solvable
Enchère du 16/06/07 , Mise à prix: $800.00 (estimation: US $1,000.00 - US $2,000.00)

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