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Lot # 41: 1941 "Lou Gehrig Set for Hollywood Film", Widow Signs "Pride of the Yankees" Contract

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 8 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "May Collectors Auction 2021",
which ran from 5/18/2021 12:00 AM to
6/5/2021 8:00 PM



1941 Important photograph of Mrs. Lou Gehrig signing the contract for the production of "Pride of the Yankees" to be filmed. Now an iconic piece of film and baseball history, this is the moment the idea became a reality! Mrs. Gehrig is pictured the year her husband died and is flanked by Samuel Goldwyn and famous manager Christy Walsh.

Size: 6.5x8.5
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 4.5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 9.5/10

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