June 2009 Catalogue > Sports > Ernie Davis
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Lot 331: 1917 Ty Cobb "Somewhere in Georgia" Ty Cobbs Only Film Stock Certificates and Complete Set of Two Sided Lobby Cards This is a Complete Package that was Sent to Shareholders
Never seen before item that will probably never seen again. This lot features items related to "Somewhere in Georgia" which was Ty Cobb's only feature film done in 1917. Includes (2) stock certificates for the Sunbeam Motion Picture Corporation, one from 1916 and the other 1917, with payment recepts for $100 for 20 shares. Sunbeam Motion Pictures Corporation brochure, personal handwritten receipt from David Desmond, letter from Desmond discussing stock certificate, letter to Sunbeam share holders that discusses selling the rights to the film in New England and finally best of all is an extremely rare set of (8) double sided 8 x 10'' lobby cards / stills / heralds for the movie with seven picturing Cobb (all have fold lines, as issued). Amazing archive!
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