Hollywood Actors, British Personalities and Sporting Autographs: A restaurant guest book, signed by Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner, Clark Gable, Elizabeth Taylor, Tyronne Power and Errol Flynn amongst others, 1930s-1960s,
Lot 23
Hollywood Actors, British Personalities and Sporting Autographs: A restaurant guest book, signed by Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner, Clark Gable, Elizabeth Taylor, Tyronne Power and Errol Flynn amongst others,
1930s-1960s,
Sold for £ 687 (US$ 960) inc. premium

Lot Details
Vintage Film Posters & Film Memorabilia
Hollywood Actors, British Personalities and Sporting Autographs: A restaurant guest book, signed by Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner, Clark Gable, Elizabeth Taylor, Tyronne Power and Errol Flynn amongst others,
1930s-1960s,
230 page leather bound volume with gold lettering to front 'Mr. Ley-On - Autograph Book', signed to the majority of pages by numerous individuals, including; Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, Robert Newton, Gertrude & Erich Pommer, Cecil Harcourt, Patricia Neal, Deborah Kerr & Stewart Granger, Elizabeth Taylor, Johnnie Ray, Adelaide Hall, Ava Gardner (x2), Frank Sinatra, Johnny Brandon, Sheila Sim & Richard Attenborough, Tommy Cooper, Tyronne & Christian Power, Acker Bilk, James Mason, Michael Powell, Sabu, David Farrar, George R. Busby, Oliver Messel, Reg Harris, Susan Shaw, Harold Acton, Hermione Baddeley, Clark Gable, Charlie Chester, Errol Flynn, Denis Compton, Bebe Daniels & Ben Lyons, Kenneth Williams, Stanley Baxter, the Chinese Olympic Team 1948, the first Chinese football team to complete in UK 1947, Arthur Ferrier (including sketch), 11 x 9½ inches (28x24cm)

Footnotes

  • Ley-Ons on Wardour Street, Soho was one of the first Chinese Restaurants to be established in London.

    The proprietor Ley On appeared in minor roles in a number of films of the period including The Beachcomber (1938), 49th Parallel (1941) and Black Narcissus (1947).
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