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Get Your Hands On An Emmy

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8:35am 23rd November 2012

A rare national TV award, dating back to the 60's, is going under the hammer in Dorchester!

The American Emmy award is considered the Oscar OR Grammy of the television world.

The iconic gong is up for auction at Dukes on December 7th and it's expected to fetch anything from £1,500 to £2,500 pounds.

The Emmy was won by the late Director David Greene for outstanding directorial achievement in Drama for his work 'The People next Door' for CBS playhouse on October 15th 1968 which starred Eli Wallach and Julie Harris.

Greene went on to win two more Emmy's over his career and was nominated for a Golden Glove too.

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