Lot 38: GRACIE FIELDS: 'A presentation album of eight HMV acetatesPlatinum House
December 5, 2012
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: GRACIE FIELDS: 'A presentation album of eight HMV acetates of 'A Happy Evening with the Troops 19th October 1939'; with another presentation album of seven acetates from the 'Gracie Fields Tribute Concert' at the Albert Hall, 28th October, 1938 (2)
This is one lot from a collection of correspondence, keepsakes and souvenirs collected by Mary Davey who was Gracie's lifelong friend, travelling companion and confidante. Ding Davey was Mary's husband. As such, this collection offers possibly the most revealing insight into the private thoughts,hopes and desires of Gracie Fields ever to be released into the public domain.
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