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Auction: Auction 11.12.1997
was auctioned on: 11 December 1997
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Stanley Holloway

Estimate: £25 - £450
ca. US$41 - US$747
Price realised:  £1,092
ca. US$1,814
Lot number 106, Views: 13

Stanley Holloway A dressing gown of claret coloured imitation silk lined in navy, labelled Stanley Holloway ; a pair of ivory-backed gentlemen's hairbrushes and dressing table brush, each initialled S.H. ; a cut glass powder bowl; a pair of 'tortoiseshell' framed spectacles; two leather briefcases with combination locks, both initialled in gilt S.H. ; a Variety Club Of Gt. Britain award, the silver heart-shaped plaque engraved STANLEY HOLLOWAY Special Award for his distinguished contributions to Show Business mounted on a wooden base -- 7x7in (17.8x17.8cm.) ; and corresponding publicity still of Holloway with the award; an in-house presentation 'gold' disc for The Lion and Albert - Presented by EMI Records to STANLEY HOLLOWAY For Worldwide Sales Since 1932 Of His Best Selling Single -- 13½x9½in. (34.3x24.1cm.) framed; a quantity of printed sheet music and manuscript copied music and lyrics used by Stanley Holloway, the majority inscribed Stanley Holloway ; a first draft script for Passport To Pimlico , May 14th, 1948, accompanied by a typescript letter, signed, from E.V.H. Emmett, May 31st, 1948 on Ealing Studios Limited, Ealing Green, London W5, enclosing the script and telling him ...we now feel [the script] is in pretty good shape although we are still doing a deal of polishing....Ted 1p; a quantity of correspondence regarding assignment of copyright for various monologues and songs, various dates, 1935-1939; a quantity of cancelled cheques, various dates, 1970-1971, each signed Stanley Holloway ; subject's driving licence, 1968-1971; four cancelled British passports, 1932-1977; a quantity of programmes, press cuttings and associated material (a lot)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 11.12.1997
Date of the auction: 11 Dec 1997
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington