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.
an Academy Award and an Emmy. Signed in blank margin below double printed images of her as a baby and an older woman, inscribed to producer Anna Sosenko. A postcard advertising her autobiography My Side.
469 HAMLISCH, MARVIN ($30-Up)
American composer (born 1944); known for his music for film, including The Sting and The Way We Were and for the stage, such as A Chorus Line. Postcard-sized object created from a photograph and a printed quotation, it is inscribed “To Ronald Cohen: M Hamlisch.”
470 HERSHOLT, JEAN ($100-Up)
Danish-born American film actor (1886-1956). Photograph Signed “To Louis Manzi / With best wishes from / Jean Hersholt / ‘Doctor Christian’ / 1942”over light are of upper left corner. A 7” x 5” head shot. Minor surface defects, otherwise very good. Hersholt played Dr. Christian in a series of six popular family films from 1939-41.
471 HESTON, CHARLTON ($40-Up)
American actor (born 1925); star of classics Ben-Hur, The Ten Commandments, and Planet of the Apes. Signed over light and dark areas at bottom of 10” x 8” image.
472 HOLLADAY, TERRY ($20-Up)
American tennis player (born 1955). Signed over light and medium areas of 10” x 8” image, in blue marker. Stapled to large envelope with her Signature on a card stapled to verso.
473 HOPE, BOB  ($80-Up)
English-born American comedian and actor (1903-2003). Signed over light and mid-tone areas of 7” x 5” image in his library, 1982. Tipped to a larger sheet. With an unsigned image of the medal awarded him by President Kennedy.
474 HORNE, LENA ($60-Up)
American singer and actress (born 1917). Signed over light area of a 3.5” x 2.5” candid image taken on 5th Avenue in NYC, ca. 1940. Unusual early image!
475 HOXIE, JACK ($60-Up)
American actor (1885-1965) known for his cowboy roles in the silent era. Signed over light and dark portions of image at lower left. With “signature” in negative.
476 JAMES, HARRY ($60-Up)
American bandleader and trumpeter (1916-83). Signed and inscribed to the artist at lower right of a 12” x 8.5” pencil portrait drawn by a fan on the verso of a train time table.
477 JONES, SPIKE ($85-Up)
American bandleader and musician (1911-65); known for his humorous takes on popular songs. Signed in blank area at lower left of an original pencil rendering, on verso of a 12” x 8” railroad time table. Small chip out of upper right corner.
478 KELLY, GENE ($95-Up)
Legendary American dancer, actor, choreographer, and director (1912-96). Signed and inscribed to a fan over light and dark portions at top of a 10” x 8” b/w close-up, ca. 1970s.
479 KIMBALL, SPENCER W.  ($45-Up)
President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (1895-1985). Signed in white ink over dark portion of a printed 11” x 8.5” close-up photograph. With oblong 8vo page with facsimile of writing Joseph Smith claimed was on the original plates of the Book of Mormon.
480 KING, EDWARD W. ($15-Up)
Governor of MA (1925-2006). Signed over medium