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Howard Hughes signed Academy Awards program from the 19th Academy Awards in 1947. Program is inscribed upon the title page by the mogul in blue ink, reading, ''to Alice / best wishes / Howard Hughes''. Runs 8pp., listing the nominees in each category, among them famous winners ''It's a Wonderful Life'', ''The Yearling'', ''The Best Years of Our Lives'' and ''The Razor's Edge'' as well as heavyweight names Laurence Olivier, Anne Baxter, Lillian Gish, James Stewart and more. Accompanied by two glossy photos of Hughes in the cockpit of his ''Hercules'' aircraft in November of 1947 after surviving the infamous crash of the XF-11 the year before. Program measures 9'' x 12''. Toning, edge wear and minor surface abrasions, else near fine. With PSA/DNA COA.
Howard Hughes Signed Program From the 19th Academy Awards Honoring the Best in Film of 1946 -- With PSA/DNA COA
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