Entertainment Memorabilia

Bonhams London
London, Knightsbridge

Date of the auction: 05.05.2021

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Charles Chaplin: An early signed publicity photograph,

circa 1917, a vintage sepia photograph printed on card stock featuring a young Charlie Chaplin from A Dog's Life era, signed in ink Faithfully Char. Chaplin to the lower border, 5in x 7in (12.5cm x 17.5cm

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 5 May 2021

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Theatre Royal: a pair of early 20th century giltwood open armchairs in the...

with red jacquard upholstered seat and back, made for the Royal Room at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, with a letter confirming the provenance, height 40in (101.6cm) each, (2

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 5 May 2021

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Ball of Fire,

RKO, 1941, British door panel poster, rolled, 19 1/2in x 60in (49.5cm x 152cm

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 5 May 2021

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Dead of Night,

Ealing Studios, 1945, British quad poster backed on thin card, artwork by Leslie Hurry, framed and glazed, 30in x 40in (76cm x 102cm

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 5 May 2021

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Corridor of Mirrors

GFD, 1948, British quad poster, framed and glazed, 30in x 40in (76cm x 102cm

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 5 May 2021

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Casablanca,

Warner Bros, 1946, Japanese premiere-style B3 poster, 14in x 20in (35.5cm x 51cm

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 5 May 2021

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A Night In Casablanca,

United Artists, 1946, Italian 2 foglio, first post-war release poster, folded, 39in x 55in (99cm x 139.7cm

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 5 May 2021

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Fantasia,

Walt Disney, 1940, Spanish one-sheet poster, linen-backed, 27in x 41in (69cm x 104cm

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 5 May 2021

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Sleeping Beauty,

Walt Disney, 1965 (re-release), Hungarian poster, 23in x 15 1/2in (58.5cm x 39cm

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 5 May 2021

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Frederick Rowland Emett (British, 1906-1990): An original watercolour of a cat,

English, 1981, pencil and watercolour on paper, depicting a cat and a bird as music conductors supposedly from Emett's 'Pussiewillow' automaton, inscribed in Emett's hand For Ron (who will have no trouble at all keeping pussiecats, owls and... always in strict tempo!) signed and dated August 1981

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 5 May 2021

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One Hundred and One Dalmatians: An Animation Cel of 'Perdita' and 'Pongo',

Walt Disney, 1961, gouache on celluloid depicting the dalmatians 'Perdita' and 'Pongo', applied to a printed background of the moonlit countryside, accompanied by a Walt Disney Productions gold label on separate piece of card, matted, framed and glazed, overall 16 3/4in x 14in (42.5cm x 35.5cm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 5 May 2021

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Dracula,

Universal International, 1966 (re-release), French Grande poster, folded, 47in x 63in (119.4cm x 160cm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 5 May 2021

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Film Posters

1950s-60s, comprising; a Funny Girl quad poster, Castle of Evil one-sheet, Bond Itis one-sheet, Ice Station Zebra quad, The Ten Commandments quad, Scars of Dracula one-sheet, Fantomas Strikes Back & Strike First Freddie double-bill quad, Tarzan one-sheet, Eyewitness one-sheet, And Soon The Darkness

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 5 May 2021

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For A Few Dollars More,

PEA / United Artists, 1965, Italian Locandina poster, artwork by Franco Fiorenzi, linen-backed, the poster 13in x 28in (33cm x 71.1cm

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 5 May 2021

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly,

United Artists, 1966, British quad poster, linen-backed, 30in x 40in (76cm x 102cm

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 5 May 2021

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The Dirty Dozen: A screenplay script

MGM, 1967, approx 269 pp of mimeographed typescript, bound in a blue card covering with window showing the title, first page dated September 23rd 1965

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 5 May 2021

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The Italian Job,

Paramount Pictures, 1970 (re-release), Japanese B2 poster, 20in x 29in (51cm x 73cm

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 5 May 2021

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Lolita

MGM, 1962, US three sheet poster, linen-backed, 41in x 81in (104cm x 206cm

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 5 May 2021

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Paris When It Sizzles,

Paramount Pictures, 1964, Japanese B2 poster, 20in x 29in (51cm x 73cm

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 5 May 2021

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The Seven Year Itch,

Atlas, 1966 (re-release), German poster, artwork by Dorothea Fischer-Nosbisch, rolled, 23in x 33in (58.5cm x 84cm

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 5 May 2021

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Breakfast at Tiffany's,

Paramount Pictures, 1969 (re-release), Japanese insert poster, 11 1/2in x 22in (29cm x 56cm

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 5 May 2021

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Blow-Up,

MGM, 1970s, Japanese B2 poster, artwork by Georges Kerfyser, 20in x 29in (51cm x 73cm

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 5 May 2021

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Monty Python's Flying Circus: A Group Of Production Documents,

1972, for Episode 12 Project No. 1141/3635, recorded 18th May 1972, including: a Script, several TC8 Studio Plans, with annotations, Shot List, Set Design/Artist Detail, three design sketches, handwritten props list, Graphics Requirements sheets, Scenic Servicing Contract for Scenery And Dressing

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 5 May 2021

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Enter The Dragon,

Warner Bros, 1973, Hong Kong B2 poster, 20in x 29in (51cm x 73cm

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 5 May 2021

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A Bigger Splash,

Warhol Films, 1974, photography by David Hockney featuring Peter Schlesinger, with a segment applied to the top left corner with the showing in French at the Critics Week, 29 1/4in x 20in (74.3cm x 50.8cm

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 5 May 2021

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Pulp Fiction,

Miramax, 1994, rare withdrawn advance US one-sheet poster, Lucky Strike style, 27in x 41in (69cm x 104cm

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 5 May 2021

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Memphis Belle: A FLYING JACKET MADE FOR THE PRODUCTION,

Warner Bros., 1990, brown leather sheepskin with zip fastening and two buckle fastenings to the collar, the back decorated with yellow painted lettering 'Memphis Belle' and an image of a girl on an aircraft, label inside reads Memphis Belle Ltd, Original Designs, 1990 The Bountiful Company TM

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 5 May 2021

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Dr No,

Eon Productions / United Artists, 1962, British quad poster, artwork by David Chaseman and Mitchell Hooks, folded, 30in x 40in (76cm x 102cm

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 5 May 2021

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James Bond: A group of publicity stills for Dr No,

Eon Productions / United Artists, 1962, black and white stills featuring Sean Connery (1) and Ursula Andress in various poses, some duplicates, various sizes, largest 14 1/2in x 10in (37cm x 26.5cm), (7

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 5 May 2021

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From Russia With Love,

Eon Productions/United Artists, 1963, British quad poster, artwork by Renato Fratini and Eric Pulford, 30in x 40in (76cm x 102cm

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 5 May 2021