R.M. Smythe & Co. to hold Internet auction of historical materials including autographs and more.. On October 1, 2007, R.M. Smythe & Co. will hold an Internet auction on eBay live of an eclectic collections of historical materials including autographs, photographs, ephemera, books and Americana.
927 LEVANT, OSCAR ($30-Up)
TDS “Oscar Levant” pianist,1p, legal folio, NYC, 12/12/1946. Contract with Sosenko Productions to appear on “The Campbell Room.” Also signed by Sosenko.
928 MOORE, VICTOR & IRVING CAESAR  ($40-Up)
Four ADS signed Victor Moore, 1945-6, contracts, and a TLS Oct 19, 1938 from Irving Caesar about the agent Louis Shurr who was acting for Moore later on.
929 O’NEILL, CARLOTTA MONTEREY  ($30-Up)
TDS “Carlotta Monterey O’Neill,”2p, legal folio, NYC, 12/31/1962. Letter of agreement with Actors Studio Theater, Re: Productions of O’Neill’s “Strange Interlude.”
930 MORGAN, HENRY ($20-Up)
Morgan DS, signs to appear on “The Campbell Room” advertising Campbell Soup products on the radio.
931 MURRAY, JAN  ($20-Up)
Two TDS “Jan Murray,” 1p, legal folio, NYC, April/May 1946. Contracts with Sosenko Productions to appear as a radio guest..
932 MYRTIL, ODETTE ($20-Up)
Contrct to appear as a guest on a radio show, DS Mar 25, 1946, through Sosenko Productions, Inc., and signed “Odette Myrtil.”
933 POWELL, JANE ($30-Up)
TDS“Jane Powell,” 2p, legal folio, NYC, 7/18/1974. Contract employment of Day Player signed by Powell, American singer and actor, famous for ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.’
934 POWER, TYRONE  ($50-Up)
Three TDS “Tyrone Power,”4p, legal folio, NYC, 5/27/1955. Real estate agreements for 760 Park Avenue, NY.
935 SMITH, BETTY ($20-Up)
TDS “Betty Smith,”1p, legal folio, NYC, 1/30/1945. Contract with Sosenko Productions to appear on the radio. Also signed by Anna Sosenko.
936 STERN, BILL ($20-Up)
TDS “Bill Stern,”1p, legal folio, NYC, 9/19/1945. Performance contract with Sosenko Productions to appear as a guest on “The Raleigh Room.”
937 VAN DYKE, DICK ($30-Up)
TDS“Richard Van Dyke,”(Dick Van Dyke) 9P, legal folio NYC, 7/18/1974. Contract employment of Day Player signed by Dick Van Dyke and the U.S. Cinema Corporation.
938 WINCHELL, PAUL 
TDS“Paul Winchell,”(1922-2005)1p, legal folio, NYC, 12/18/1944. Contracts with Sosenko Productions to appear on the radio likely with his ventriloquist act with Jerry Mahoney and Knucklehead Smiff; a second secretarial DS. Also signed by Anna Sosenko.
939 YOUNGMAN, HENNY  ($30-Up)
Two TDS “Henny Youngman,”1p, legal folio, NYC, 9/1/1944 and 3/15/1946. Contracts with Sosenko Productions to appear as guest star on “Club Raleigh” on the radio. Countersigned by Anna Sosenko.
940 BANDARANAIKE, SIRIMAVO - SRI LANKA ($18-Up)
Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, signed and dated 11-12-87, wallet size. World’s first female prime minster, and served three different terms!
941 BANI-SADR, A. - IRAN
First President of Iran, after abolition of the monarchy. Signed in Persian and English, 5x4” in fine condition
942 BATISTA, FULGENCIO - CUBA ($250-Up)
Cuban dictator (1901-73, ruled 1933-44 and 1952-9); overthrown by revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro after American support for his corrupt regime was withdrawn. TLS “F. Batista,”1/3p, 4to, [Daytona Beach, FL], 4/11/1947. To George F. Robinson of the city’s Recreation Dept., he sends thanks “...for your kind...invitation to attend the ball game. I had to be out of the city for several days...and hence did not have the opportunity to contact