The above Life Magazine cover features the autographs of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and has an estimated value of $200 – $400. This issue of the magazine has numerous photos and a discussion of the movie Carefree which stars the couple.
In 2009, Harper was diagnosed with lung cancer and announced in 2013 that tests had revealed she had a rare condition in which the cancer cells had spread into the membranes surrounding the brain. She is currently undergoing chemotherapy to slow its progress. As of April of this year, Valerie is reportedly responding well to the treatment.