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Lot #390: ''Giant'' Cast-Signed Book -- Signed Twice by James Dean & Also by Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, Director George Stevens & More


Cast-signed ''Giant'' novel, signed by several lead actors of the iconic 1956 film, including James Dean and Elizabeth Taylor. New York: Pocket Books, Inc., 1954. ''Giant'' would be the last film that James Dean starred in, earning him a posthumous Academy Award nomination in 1957. Dean signs twice, ''James Dean'' and also ''James'', in this book, additionally signed by Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, Jane Withers, Mercedes McCambridge, director George Stevens and special effects designer Harold Webb. All signatures appear on the inside front cover and flyleaf of the paperback book measuring 4.125'' x 6.25''. Several signatures are inscribed to Don, with the label of Don Russell applied to inside rear cover, along with handwritten details about the crew, and location of signing (in Marfa, Texas on set for the film). Light wear, some creasing, and abrasion to rear cover. First leaf is absent. Overall in very good condition. Accompanied by a custom clamshell case with gilt tooling on spine. NOT from the Jane Deacy estate of James Dean items.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$5,625
Minimum Bid:$4,500
Number of Bids:1