The Golden Girls Years

The Last Robe from "The Golden Girls"

After two auctions – one in Beverly Hills and one in Manhattan – and two plus years posting items on Estate of Rue, we are down to the last (oops, second to last) of Rue’s robes from “The Golden Girls.” So, unless more turn up in a box we haven’t yet opened,...

Rue Original Photograph From Royal Command Performance

Rue and the other “girls” were flown over to England and did a sketch from “The Golden Girls” in a command performance at the Royal Albert Hall – they performed a scene around the kitchen table eating some cheesecake, naturally. Apparently, the Queen Mother was a...

Two Portraits From Night Estelle Won Emmy

Here are two original Eddie Garcia photographs from the night Estelle Getty won her Emmy for “The Golden Girls.” Estelle was the last one of “the girls” to win and Rue was absolutely thrilled that it finally happened. The gentleman in the photos is Herb Edelman, the man...

Rue's Flowing Silk Top From.... (HOLD - Fan spotted it, and we might have ENTIRE outfit!)

We do have the entire outfit! Now we’ll have to re-shoot and post again. Consider this a coming attraction.


Rue's Golden Girls Publicity Still Used In Memoir

There were countless professional publicity shots taken of Rue and “The Girls” over the years. Rue asked for and received prints of certain shots that she really liked, and this is one of them. This was the only image from this photo shoot that Rue owned, but she really loved this...

Rue's Personal Snapshot From Visit With Estelle

After Estelle became sick and stopped going out in public, Rue made a point of visiting her dear friend whenever she was in California. Here is a shot of Rue and Estelle and a mystery woman taken before Estelle’s condition got really bad. Rue loved this snapshot because Estelle was...

Rue said: "This is an outfit from 'The Golden Girls,'" but we can't find it. Can you?

Rue insisted that this outfit was from “The Golden Girls,” but we can NOT find it. The outfit was off-the-rack and not made for Rue like many of “Blanche’s” outfits were, but that means nothing since Judy Evans – the costume designer for the show – told...

Rue's Cast and Crew Gift From "The Golden Girls" - 1989

Every year during the holidays, while “The Golden Girls” was in production, and even when “The Golden Palace” did its season, the stars of the show gave a cast and crew gift to everyone working on the show. In 1989, the annual gift was this little desk clock. Rue kept...

Rue Made "Golden Palace" Crossword Puzzle

Rue wasn’t just pretty and talented, she was smart as a whip! And she loved to give her brain a workout with a good word game or puzzle. Rue started making games and puzzles of her own when she was still a girl. Here is an original Rue McClanahan crossword puzzle that she made in the...

Rue's Original Photograph of "The Golden Girls" From "Night of 100 Stars"

Isn’t this photo of “The Golden Girls” a hoot? It was taken at “Night of 100 Stars III.” What are they wearing?! The event took place on May 5, 1990 – Cinco De Mayo – at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. At some point during the proceedings,...

Rue's Knife From "The Golden Girls"

Do you remember the episode when Betty White’s Character Rose mentions “…Uncle Gustav after the giant Swiss Army Knife Accident drying dishes with his feet…?” Well, apparently, they had great difficulty getting through the take; the girls, and even the crew, kept...

Rue Signed Copy of Last Script Cover From "The Golden Girls"

This is Rue’s original signature on a COPY of the Leslie Nielsen signed final script cover from “The Golden Girls.” You probably recall that in the final episode Mr. Nielsen appeared and married Dorothy – Bea Arthur’s character – and that was how the series...

Rue's Framed Cast and Crew Portrait From "The Golden Girls"

Every year the entire cast and crew of “The Golden Girls” would gather in the living room of the set and shoot a full portrait. We aren’t sure which season this shot if from, but perhaps someone out there can identify it from what the ladies are wearing? The frame itself is...

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