Morris Everett, Jr. The Auction Part II

Morris Everett, Jr. The Auction Part II

Sale Date: Monday, December 7, 2015 - 11:00 AM PT
Day 2: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 11:00 AM PT
Day 3: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 11:00 AM PT

Welcome to the Morris Everett, Jr. Collection Auction, Part II. We are pleased to present this offering of over 1,500 lots from the unparalleled historic collection of Everett, who has collected and preserved these rarest and often one-of-a-kind pieces for posterity. There is incredible paper to be found here from every genre and area of interest in the world of movie posters and lobby cards. You will undoubtedly find material from your most treasured movies and directors and featuring your favorite stars and artists from the earliest days of cinema to more contemporary titles.

Here are a few of the highlights:

  • Babe Comes Home (1927) half-sheet poster for one of Babe Ruth’s very rare film appearances
  • Exceptional early Marx Brothers titles like Cocoanuts, Animal Crackers and Duck Soup
  • Mad Love (1935) two of only a handful of original release cards known to exist
  • Extensive early comedians including Harold Lloyd, Buster Keaton, and The Three Stooges with “Curly”
  • Career-wide coverage of Laurel & Hardy, including their extraordinary 1st appearance together
  • Wide range of Charlie Chaplin material including his most notable early imitators
  • Numerous Lon Chaney Sr. rarities including The Hunchback of Notre Dame and The Phantom of the Opera
  • Classic Universal Horror material from Frankenstein, Dracula, The Mummy, and more
  • The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) one of the best cards in the set
  • Legendary German expressionist classics The Golem, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and The Man Who Laughs
  • Many 1950s Horror and Sci-Fi treasures like Invasion of the Saucer-Men and The Creature from the Black Lagoon
  • Large suites of truly beautiful, extremely rare early Ub Iwerks animation cards
  • Collections of fantastic silent and early talkie studio graphic design
  • Large suites of comedy short-subject kings and queens like Charlie Chase, Harry Langdon and Thelma Todd
  • Significant early rarities on directors Alfred Hitchcock, Lois Weber, Ernst Lubitsch, and more
  • Extensive coverage of Basil Rathbone “Sherlock Holmes” titles
  • Extensive coverage of the history of African-Americans in cinema
  • Dozens of large group lots covering sports including Baseball, Football, Boxing, Horse and Auto Racing, etc.
  • Dozens of large group lots covering genres like Animal Stars, Pre-Code, Famous Illustrators, etc.
  • Top highlights from Crime and Noir titles from early silents to the 1960s