AUTOGRAPHS, LETTERS & MANUSCRIPTS AUCTION
Nov 25, 2017 (Your local time)
Russia
 Urbanizacion El Real del Campanario. E-12, Bajo B 29688 Estepona (Malaga). SPAIN
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LOT 305:

GUITRY SACHA & FAMILY: (1885-1957)

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GUITRY SACHA & FAMILY: (1885-1957) French Actor, Film Director and Screenwriter. An excellent set of documents and photographs signed by Guitry, his father, grand-father, his five wives and few other relatives, all in French, comprising an excellent original drawing by Guitry, in pencil, 4to, being the bearded personage smoking a cigar that Guitry created to illustrate the cover of a programme for the Barrasford´s Alhambra. Accompanied by a photocopy of the cover programme; T.L.S., signed by Guitry, one page, 4to, 1956, typed by Stephane Prince, his secretary, who refers to himself as `the secretary of S. Prince!´, referring to a clothing order for Madame Guitry (Lana Marconi). Guitry adds in his hand `The jacket with cashmire as usual.´; Signed book with annotation, Sacha Guitry, to the inside front end paper, stating `Napoleon was going and coming back and nobody noticed..´, edited by Raoul Solar,1954. Dustjacket included; four vintage signed postcard photographs and one 3.5 x 5.5 photograph, by each of the five Guitry´s wives, comprising Charlotte Lysès (1907-1917) first wife 1907-17, Yvonne Printemps (1894-1977) second wife 1919-34, Jacqueline Delubac (1907-1997) third wife 1935-39, Geneviève de Séréville (1914-1963) fourth wife 1938-49 and Lana Marconi (1917-1990) fifth and last 1949-57. All are boldly signed to clear areas of the images, some in fountain pen ink, few inscribed; A.L.S., by Lana Marconi, referring to Guitry´s health getting worst and a T.L.S by Stephane Prince forwarding and commenting Lana´s letter; Lucien Guitry (1860-1925) Father of Sacha. A.L.S., two pages, 8vo, stating in part `What the hell are you doing going to French theatre!??? Why! Why!..´. Accompanied by an unsigned photograph of Lucien; René de Pont-Jest (1829-1904) Grandfather of Sacha, Writer and Journalist. A.L.S., one page, 8vo, on the Press Circle printed stationery, requesting seats for a performance. G to VG,12 £600-900

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