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.
tones of 7.25 x 5 bust-length image. Stapled to a larger sheet.
481 LAINE, CLEO ($20-Up)
English singer and actress (born 1927). Signed over light and mid-tone portions of 10 x 8 publicity portrait.
482 MARTIN, MARY ($50-Up)
Legendary Broadway star (1913-1990). Signed over light areas of her arms on a 10 x 8 seated portrait and inscribed to theatrical producer Anna Sosenko.
483 MENUHIN, YEHUDI ($250-Up)
American-Swiss violinist and conductor (1916-99). Photograph Signed To Michael, recalling your kindness with thanks, Yehudi Menuhin / April 5, 1981, San Diego in blank margins above and below image. A 10.4 x 8 photograph of the musician playing a concert. In fine condition.
484 MILLAND, RAY ($100-Up)
Academy Award-winning Welsh actor and director (1907-86). Signed and inscribed to a fan over light and mid-tone portions of a wonderful 13.75 x 11 close-up portrait. An especially handsome photograph and large, bold signature!
485 MONROE, VAUGHN ($30-Up)
American singer, trumpeter, and bandleader (1911-73). Signed at bottom of a pencil portrait drawn by a fan on verso of a 12 x 8.5 train schedule. Stain at upper right, some offsetting across forehead.
486 MORRIS, CLARA ($30-Up)
Canadian-born American actress (1849-1925). Signed in blank margin and dated 1909, below printed image on an order form for her autobiography Life on the Stage.
487 NUNN, SAM ($15-Up)
US Senator from GA. Signed and inscribed to collector over lighter portions of 8 x 10 candid image. Inscription smudged, signature slightly.
488 ONEAL, RYAN ($15-Up)
American actor (born 1951). Signed and inscribed in top and bottom borders of an 8 x 10 still from the film Barry Lyndon.
489 OPERA: EVELYN LEAR  ($35-Up)
American operatic soprano (born 1926). Signed over light area at lower right of a lovely 10 x 8 close-up. With her Signature on a separate 12mo sheet, on which is tipped a printed photo.
490 OPERA: RUDOLF BERGER ($100-Up)
Austrian tenor (1874-1925). SP over light and dark portions at lower right Rudolf Berger / New york 1914.A very dramatic 8 x 6 pose in costume as Tristan, identified in negative. Creases, with top corners quite chipped, overall good.
491 PARKER, WILLARD ($30-Up)
American actor (1912-96). Signed over mid-tone portions of a 5.3 x 3.25 close-up.
492 PAULING, LINUS ($125-Up)
American biochemist (1901-94); a double Nobelist, winning the prize in Chemistry in 1954 for his work describing chemical bonds, and the Peace prize in 1962 for opposing above-ground nuclear testing. Signed over light area of his hand on a waist-length 10 x 8 b/w candid portrait.
493 PIATIGORSKI, GREGOR ($190-Up)
Russian-born American cellist (1903-1976). Inscribed, April 1932, in German, and signed in mid-tone area at upper left, of the artist playing his cello, by Ilse Liedkte, Berlin. Fine.
494 PICKFORD, MARY and BUDDY ROGERS ($200-Up)
Americas first cinema sweetheart and her actor and bandleader husband. Signed by both and inscribed by Mary to a fan over light and mid-tone portions of an 8.5 x 6.5 image. A warm knee-length pose of the Hollywood couple seated together and