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Multi-Signed Paramount Studio Original Gift Artwork.

Currency:USD Category:Memorabilia Start Price:400.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Multi-Signed Paramount Studio Original Gift Artwork.
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(Paramount, 1970) An apocryphal Hollywood legend claims that Adolph Zukor, who made Paramount Pictures a major studio, found Mrs. Kessinger standing on the studio lot in 1928 and built a commissary around her. Regardless of the truth, Pauline worked in the studio commissary from 1928 until her retirement in 1970. She catered to such luminaries as Cecil B. Demille, Dorothy Lamour, Alan Ladd, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis, John Wayne, and even Roy Rogers' horse, Trigger. She also prepared food as props for films, including the elaborate banquet fare from the golden calf scene in the 1956 Cecil B. Demille classic, "The Ten Commandments". For that scene she cooked thousands of pounds of meat and prepared endless baskets of fruit. De Mille rewarded her unflagging service by making her one of 50 people who shared profits from the epic film. Upon her retirement in 1970, she was presented with this 37" X 30" hand painted and multi-signed retirement tribute painting. Signatures include Adolph Zucker, Edith Head, Bing Crosby, and many other members of the Paramount family. An incredible piece of studio memorabilia, the piece is in good condition with some fading to signatures, but presents itself very well.