Oct 17, 2019 - Sale 2520

Sale 2520 - Lot 404

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
Binder containing 32 photographs of notorious criminals, including the Blonde Tigress ("Eleanor Jarman, the most dangerous female outlaw alive"); infamous Bonnie (with Clyde); "Machine Gun" Kelly and his distaff companion, the glamorous Mrs. Al Capone; and bank robber Patty Hearst.
A collection of murderers, thieves, bank robbers, and gal pals of crime syndicate Mafiosi, including Al Capone, Tony Accaro, Joseph Valachi, and Peter Livacoli, in addition to local desperados or folk heroes like George Kelly, Lloyd Barker, and Clyde Barrow. Silver prints, the images measuring 7 3/4x5 1/2 to 11x8 1/4 inches (19.7x14 to 27.9x21.6 cm.), many with trimmed newspaper clippings or caption information and hand stamps on verso; includes a Wanted Poster (Circular No. 38) for Harman, with her fingerprints and mugshots. 1931-76

Additional Details

The binder includes prints of the following:
Actress Liz Renay, a gal pal of Mickey Cohen, in 1958;
Johnny Stompanato was one of several Chicago hoods who went out to Los Angeles, serving at one time as gambler Mickey Cohen's bodyguard. He is shown here with his girlfriend, actress Lana Turner;
Mrs. Joe Valachi;
Mrs. Dutch Schultz (his widow);
Virginia Hill in 1951;
Mrs. Lloyd Barker, who killed him;
The Barkers, including kids;
Mrs. Fred "Killer" Burke;
Bonnie and Clyde;
Virginia Hill after punching a female reporter at the Kefauver Hearings in NYC;
Dandy Jack Parisi (Murder Inc.) with wife;
McGurn and Louise Rolfe, 1931;
A weeping Louise Rolfe (McGurn), 1936;
Mafalda Capone's wedding photo;
Mr. and Mrs. Tony Accardo at the wedding of Tony Jr. (1964);
Al Capone and his mother, before he went to prison;
Johnny Stompanato with Lana Turner and her charming daughter (who killed him with a knife);
Mrs. Mae Capone covers up with her fur when she visits Al at Alcatraz (1938).
A different angle of Mae Capone that day;
Jack Cerone and wife (l.) attending the wedding of Paul Ricca's son (1964);
Detroit hood Peter Licavoli and his wife (1960);
KC boss Charles Binnagio and wife;
Chicago Prohibition hoodlum Spike O'Donnell (rear) with (from left) son Patrick, daughter Dorothy, wife Elizabeth, daughter Rita, and mother Anna. Dorothy became a movie actress;
Ada Everleigh;
Minna Everleigh;
Big Tim Murphy (his wife at the left), released from prison (March 1926);
Sam Giancana's love interest, Phyllis McGuire (1965);
Machine Gun Kelly and his pushy wife Kathryn, captured in Memphis (1933).
Georgette Winkler (Winkeler), the wife of Gus Winkler, at the inquest into his death (1933);
Anna Sage, John Dillinger's "Lady in Red";
Eleanor Jarman (1933);
and Patty Hearst (1976).