GREASE (1978) ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH, US
GREASE (1978) ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH, US
GREASE (1978) ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH, US
GREASE (1978) ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH, US
GREASE (1978) ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH, US
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GREASE (1978) ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH, US

Estimate: 500 - 800 GBP

GREASE (1978) ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH, US

Estimate: 500 - 800 GBP

Lot Sold:2,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

Grease (1978) Original Photograph, US

Original silver gelatin double-weight semi-gloss photograph

Alan Pappe (1934-2008)


Unframed: 8 x 10 in. (20 x 25 cm)

Framed: 13 x 15½in. (33 x 39.4 cm)


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Condition Report

Conservation framed with UV plexiglass

Near mint condition.


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Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

This American musical romantic film was directed by Randal Kleiser, and stars John Travolta as Danny, Olivia Newton-John as Sandy, and Stockard Channing as Betty Rizzo. It has become a summertime favourite at outdoor cinemas, with people singing along to its fantastic soundtrack. Grease is most definitely the word.


Hand inscribed on the bottom blank area of the photograph 'John Travolta, Grease, Hollywood, California, Alan Pappe, 1977'. Alan Pappe was commissioned to take photographs on set for use on the film's soundtrack album cover. This was one of the photographs taken when on set.  Pappe was a special project stills photographer and made his name in Hollywood. He worked with industry greats including John Huston, Federico Fellini, Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Robert Redford, and Barbra Streisand.

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Online bidding closed05 Sep 2019 | 04:41 PM GMT