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 220. Emmy Award for the JFK Documentary
A Young Man From Boston.(1965) Vintage original award for the 1965 documentary told through home video and candid photographs, lauded as a non-political study of Kennedy’s life from boyhood through his last day in Dallas. The documentary is narrated by Joseph Cotten and has original music by the Kingston Trio, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Gordon MacRae. Emmy plaque reads “1965 Hollywood Area Awards Station KABC Channel 7 For ‘AYoung Man From Boston’ May 24, 1965”.The gold banner attached to the figurine of the woman holding an atom, representing the convergence of art and science, reads “The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences”.Awarded to Allan Jay Friedman, the producer and composer of the documentary, whom Jackie Kennedy personally approved for the project and who was later hired by Robert Kennedy to create The 1000 Days of JFK. Measures 5.5 x 6.5 x 3 in. Exhibiting some oxidation and wear. In vintage very good condition. $500 - $700
221. Bob Hope astronaut ensemble from the 16th Season of Chrysler Presents a Bob Hope Comedy Special.(1965)Vintage original (4) piece space ensemble including (1) collarless gray satin space suit, matte side out with interior sheen, palest puce web straps with metal buckles on chest, embroidered American flag applique patch on left shoulder, snaps and loops all over, zippered cuffs, black elastic straps at ankles, and zipper front closure, retaining internal Western Costume bias label, (1) pair matching gloves with leather lower, zippers on top and at cuffs for attaching to suit, (1) matching zippered cowl attachment with metal O-ring neck piece, and (1) cast fiberglass with resin composite helmet with metal and Styrofoam accents.This comedy special was the second to last to film in black and white, soon after moving forward into the era of color. Exhibiting production wear and age, soiling, and surface/edge loss to helmet. In vintage good condition. $800 - $1,200

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