A Robert Shaw suit and tie from The Sting

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Lot 123
A Robert Shaw suit and tie from The Sting

Sold for US$ 4,750 inc. premium
A Robert Shaw suit and tie from The Sting
Universal, 1973. A charcoal gray and white pinstripe double-breasted wool suit with labels on each piece from Cotroneo Costume with the typed inscription, "Robert Show [sic]." Together with a navy and white polka-dot silk tie (unlabeled) and a white shirt made by Gino Pool, not believed to be screen worn. Accompanied by a copy of the film.

Shaw portrays crime boss Doyle Lonegan in The Sting, set in 1930s Chicago. The film, starring Robert Redford and Paul Newman, was a critical and commercial success, receiving ten Oscar® nominations and winning three awards, including one for Edith Head for Best Costume Design.

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