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A timeless piece, this golden Emmy from the 19th Emmy Awards was awarded to Truman Capote & Eleanor Perry for the adaptation of A Christmas Memory into a made for television play. The short story is an autobiographical account of a young adolescent. Truman Capote’s novels were generally well received by the public. The novel, Breakfast at Tiffany’s was made into a movie (1961). In Cold Blood, which was also made into a movie (1967) propelled Capote’s reputation to international proportions. Plate reads: 1966-1967 Television Academy Awards Outstanding Individual Achievement Truman Capote and Eleanor Perry Adaptation ‘A Christmas Memory’ – ABC Stage 67 – December 21, 1966 – ABC”. Top of podium reads: “The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences”. Award is golden angel with lightning wings holding a globular object up to the heavens. Gold is beginning to rust slightly in some places.
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