Wednesday October 21, 2020

Movie mogul’s estate goes on sale

Robert Evans, who had a successful and rather chequered career in cinema, died in 2019 and, this month, the contents of his Hollywood mansion go to auction

18th October, 2020
A Jaguar convertible owned by Robert Evans

Robert Evans was working for his brother’s sportswear firm, credited with making trousers for women fashionable when Norma Shearer spotted him jumping into a Beverly Hills swimming pool and cast him to play her husband, film mogul Irving Thalberg in The Man of a Thousand faces.

When he was next cast by Hollywood’s most powerful studio head, Darryl Zanuck, to play the key role of the bull fighter in The Sun also Rises,...

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