Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 41

Price Realized: $ 375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(EPHEMERA.) Group of playbills and other ephemera relating to dramatic depictions of Lincoln. 12 items, various sizes and conditions. Vp, 1923-87

Additional Details

Television, film and radio: Kinoy. Lincoln, from the Novel by Gore Vidal. Mimeograph screenplay for the television adaptation, 14 September 1987 [Abe Lincoln's Story.] Printed script by the Mutual Broadcasting System, [20] pages with illustrated wrappers. Np, [1944] "The Film Authority: Wid's Weekly," 18 August 1923 issue with cover story on George A. Billings starring in the silent film "The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln" "Dupont Presents the Cavalcade of America, with Raymond Massey in Abraham Lincoln by Robert E. Sherwood." Printed radio script, 29, [3] pages, in original mailing envelope. Np, 1940 An issue of the magazine Photoplay Studies devoted to the D.W. Griffith production "Abraham Lincoln," 1940.
Theatrical: "The Playbill for the Plymouth Theatre," Robert Sherwood's "Abe Lincoln in Illinois," New York, circa 1939 Playbill for "Prologue to Glory," New Salem (Illinois) State Park, 1954 Playbill for "The Rivalry," based on the Lincoln-Douglas debates, 1959 Chicago Stagebill for the same, circa 1940 Playbill for the 3rd annual performance for the same by the Abe Lincoln Players, Illinois, circa 1940s Handbill for the same at Plymouth Theatre in New York, [1939] and a printed script by Betty Smith, "The Boy, Abe," Boston, MA: Baker's Plays, [1944].