From the Library of Young Sharon Tate
TATE, Sharon (1943-1969) American actress and model. She was hailed as one of Hollywood’s most promising newcomers. She made her film debut in 1961 and her first major role was in “Valley of the Dolls”. Tate and four others were murdered by members of the Charles Manson family. Tate was 8.5 months pregnant with Roman Polanski’s baby.
POLANSKI, Roman (1933- ) French/Polish film director, producer, screenwriter and actor. Oscar winner, Best Director (2002). He is also known for his films “Rosemary’s Baby” and “Chinatown.”
His second marriage was to Sharn Tate (1968-1969). Tate was stabbed 16 times and strangled with a rope. Years later Polanski was arrested for the assault of a 13-year-old girl. He fled the United States and has not returned.
MANSON, Charles (1934-2017) American criminal, cult leader, musician who led the Manson family. According to Manson, the family was responsible for 35 murders. Offered is a book from the library of the young Sharon Tate. Horatio Alger’s” Strive and Succeed” Hurst and Co. Publishers. Two hundred and eighty-one pages. Signed by a young Sharon Tate on the title page, circa 1954. According to Debra Tate, Sharon would often write her name in her books, a habit she acquired while in school. On the flyleaf facing the title page, affixed is a portrait of Sharon Tate, along with a bold ink hand signed signature of Roman Polanski. On the front free endpaper is affixed a genuine hand signed signature of Charles Manson cut from a legal document. Book has light wear around the covers and some wear to the bottom of the spine, otherwise it has been well kept....$3500.00