Case Antiques, Inc. June 30, 2012 6/30/2012 LOT # Caesar." Condition: Overall toning. Water stain to lower right corner. 350.00 - 450.00 630
Francis Faragoh 1st Rev. "Little Caesar" Script Francis Edward Faragoh (1898-1966), American Screenwriter, 1st revision script for the film "Little Caesar" dated June 30, 1930. Original red studio cover with the pencil notation "Mr. Faragoh". The film starred Edward G. Robinson and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and became the movie that made Robinson a star. It also earned Faragoh an Academy Award nomination for best Adapted Screenplay. Provenance: estate of Francis Edward Faragoh. Condition: Overall very good condition to interior. Cover with wear, especially to edges. 200.00 - 400.00
Francis Edwards Faragoh Entertainment Archive Archive related to screenwriter Francis Edwards Faragoh (b.1898 â€“ d.1966) including: 1) The original typed play for "Sunup to Sundown" dated 1937, together with a newspaper clipping announcing a $2000 1st prize finish for the play, awarded by The International Ladies' Garment Workers Play contest, a photograph of Faragoh and Stage Director Joe Losey posing with children in the play, and a Broadway theater playbill (Hudson Theatre). 2) A Cunard Ship Line passenger list for the R.M.S.Carpathia dated September 25th,1909. 3) Three identification documents including a Hungarian birth certificate, a Swedish Consulate letter stating Hungary as Mr. Faragoh's place of birth and a draft registration card dated April 26, 1942 with Faragoh's signature. 4) A photograph of the actress Corinne Griffith and actor Montaque Love observing a parade of soldiers with Ms. Griffith giving one soldier a flower and 5) a 1907 Hungarian State Circus broadside. Provenance: estate of Francis Edward Faragoh. Faragoh was born in Hungary and immigrated to America in the early 1900s, eventually moving to Hollywood, where he wrote for twenty films between 1929 and 1947. In 1931 he was nominated for the Academy Award for best writing, adaptation for "Little Caesar." Condition: Overall very good condition with some toning/browning of paper. 300.00 - 350.00
LOT # 632
Francis Edwards Faragoh Archive, Gratitude Folio Archive related to screenwriter Francis Edwards Faragoh (b.1898 â€“ d.1966), a total of 3 items, including a letter written to the Screen Writer's Guild from Faragoh requesting acknowledgement of an earlier letter in which he requests removal of membership from the guild, a letter from the Screen Writer's Guild acknowledging this request and a Screen Writer's Guild "Gratitude Folio" with numerous signatures from the Guild members. Provenance: estate of Francis Edward Faragoh. Faragoh was born in Hungary and immigrated to America in the early 1900s, eventually moving to Hollywood, where he wrote for twenty films between 1929 and 1947. In 1931 he was nominated for the Academy Award for best writing, adaptation for "Little Caesar." Condition: Overall very good condition with some toning/browning of paper. 300.00 - 400.00
Collection of 1930's Hollywood Signatures & Photos Collection of 1930's era Hollywood and sports signatures, collected by Jean (sometimes spelled Gene) May, including Irene & Rick Richards, actor Walter C. Kelly, comedian and actor Leon Errol, actor Andy Clyde, actor Alan Hale, Sr. , actor Andy Devine, actor and politician George Murphy, boxer Jimmy McLarin, actor C. Henry Gordon, baseball shortstop Lyn Lary, comic creator Charles (Duke) Wellington, film director Erle C. Kenton, animation director Clyde Geronimi (signature includes a drawing of Mickey Mouse) and the actor John Willard. This lot also includes photos from the 1940's of Jean Masy and her Aunt & Uncle's Hollywood home as well as a 1936 dated check for jury duty from a Hollywood, California bank. Condition: Overall very good condition. 1,800.00 2,200.00
Published on Jun 26, 2012
Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appaisals June 30, 2012 Auction starts at 9:30am Eastern and will be held in the historic Cherokee Mills buil...