Slideshow: 18-Portrait Gallery at Hollywood Celebrities & Memorabilia Show

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Ageless, timeless Academy Award winner Ernest Borgnine

CHICAGO – The Hollywood Celebrities & Memorabilia Show, a biannual institution in Chicago, recently had their spring gathering of stars. Many top celebrities participated, including Ernest Borgnine, Bruce Dern, Elliott Gould, Tippi Hedren, Stella Stevens, Margot Kidder and The Walton Girls (Judy Norton and Erin McDonough).

The Hollywood Celebrities & Memorabilia Show is an opportunity for Chicago area film and television fans to interact with their favorite stars twice a year. This show is brought to you by Ray and Sharon Courts, who recently announced that they are retiring, and October 1st and 2nd, 2011, will be their last show here.’s Joe Arce was there, taking photos of the participating celebrities, and HollywoodChicago will also run the interviews from the show in the coming weeks.

Click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through the slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. All images © Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for

  1. Celebs1: Ageless, timeless Academy Award winner Ernest Borgnine
  2. Celebs2: Bruce Dern from “Coming Home” and “Big Love”
  3. Celebs3: Elliott Gould from “Ocean’s 11,” “M*A*S*H” and “Friends”
  4. Celebs4: Tippi Hedren from Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” poses with friend
  5. Celebs5: Stella Stevens of “The Poseidon Adventure” and “The Nutty Professor”
  6. Celebs6: Margot Kidder of “Superman,” “The Amityville Horror”
  7. Celebs7: TV legend Hugh O’Brian of “Wyatt Earp” and “The Shootist”
  8. Celebs8: Karen Lynn Gorney from “Saturday Night Fever”
  9. Celebs9: Pamela Sue Martin of TV’s “Nancy Drew Mysteries” and “Dynasty”
  10. Celebs10: Judy Norton portrayed Mary Ellen on “The Waltons”
  11. Celebs11: Mary McDonough was Erin on “The Waltons”
  12. Celebs12: Walton girls reunion with Judy Norton and Erin McDonough
  13. Celebs13: 1960s star Sherry Jackson was on “Make Room for Daddy” and “Star Trek”
  14. Celebs14: Broadway and pop star Rex Smith sang “You Take my Breath Away”
  15. Celebs15: Lonnette McKee starred with Oprah on “The Women of Brewster Place”
  16. Celebs16: Patricia Kara was Case #9 on “Deal or No Deal”
  17. Celebs17: Amber Smith appears on “Lingerie,” and was in “American Beauty”
  18. Celebs18: Famous adult film star Seka (Dorothea Patton)

The next and final “Hollywood Celebrities & Memorabilia Show” in Chicago is October 1st and 2nd, 2011. Click here for details. senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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© 2011 Patrick McDonald,

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