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Offering the finest in authentic Celebrity Vintage Autographs from Hollywood's Golden Age and beyond.  Movie Star Autographs, Classic Film Autographs from the entire studio era,  rare Vintage Signed Photos and signatures of actors and actresses.  Vintage Hollywood Autographed Memorabilia and Glamour Photographs by the greatest Hollywood photographers:  George Hurrell, Clarence Sinclair Bull, Ruth Harriet Louise, Eugene Robert Richee, James Abbe, and more.  We invite you to browse our site for all your favorites. . .and a few surprises!

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Winnie Johnson (Wini Johnson; African American Dancer and Actress, Cotton Club Chorus Girl, Wife of Stepin Fetchit, Performer in Fats Waller Musical Shorts) Autographed Photo
$145.00
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Subject: Winnie (Wini) Johnson
Size: 5x7
Description: Stunningly rare doubleweight portrait from the forties, inscribed and signed (Wini Johnson) by the beautiful dancer-actress who began her career as one of the fabled Cotton Club chorus girls. Johnson was briefly married to famed African American character actor Stepin Fetchit. She appeared in musical shorts starring Fats Waller, Count Basie, Maxine Sullivan, and other legends. Photograph by the renowned Murray Korman studio of New York. (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Fine Plus with some discoloration on the right border Learn More
Wende Wagner (Sixties Starlet; TV's Green Hornet, Rosemary's Baby)
$175.00
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Subject: Wende Wagner
Size: 8x10
Description: Scarce portrait inscribed and signed by the gorgeous actress (1941-1997). Wagner was one of the beauties in the famous party sequence of Roman Polanski's Rosemary's Baby (1968). Other credits include Rio Conchos (1964), Destination Inner Space (1966), Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969), and a leading role on TV's Green Hornet. She was only fifty-five when she succumbed to illness. (Photograph produced and signed in the eighties or early nineties)
Condition: Very Fine Learn More
Vivien Leigh Autographed Gone with the Wind Photo (1939)
$2,149.00
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Subject: Vivien Leigh
Size: Slightly under 8x10
Description: Signed original-release doubleweight portrait taken for Gone with the Wind, from Selznick International Pictures. An exceptionally scarce and desirable Scarlett O'Hara image. (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Fine with lightly trimmed left and right borders, a pinhole on the upper right corner, a small pinhole on the lower right corner area, two pinholes on the lower left area, a tiny area of wear to the lower right corner, and minor discoloration on the reverse not affecting the front; signed against a somewhat dark area but entirely readable Learn More
Virginia McGraw (Miss Alabama 1941, Broadway Showgirl) Autographed Photo
$39.00
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Subject: Virginia McGraw
Size: 5x7
Description: Extremely scarce doubleweight portrait taken for her appearance in the hit Broadway musical Early to Bed, inscribed, signed, and dated (1944) by the beauty queen-turned-showgirl. (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Fine Plus with slight toning along the left edge and minor discoloration Learn More
Vera-Ellen Autographed Photo
$115.00
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Subject: Vera-Ellen
Size: 8x10
Description: Doubleweight portrait from the late forties, inscribed and signed by the beautiful dancer-actress. (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Very Fine Minus with some creasing to the upper corners and a faint handling bend Learn More
Ursula Thiess Autographed Photo by Bachrach (1952)
$39.00
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Subject: Ursula Thiess
Size: 8x10
Description: Scarce vintage-signed glamour portrait from 1952. Photograph by Ernest A. Bachrach (backstamped). (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Very Fine Minus with minor corner creases Learn More
Tyrone Power, Bette Davis, and More Autographed Book
$449.00
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Subject: Tyrone Power, Bette Davis, and More
Size: Slightly over 7x9
Description: Peter Noble's Picture Parade, published by Burke's Publishing Company, London, 1949 (160 pages; mostly photographic content). Signed by:
Tyrone Power
Donald Houston
John Lund
Bette Davis
Ann Todd
Dennis Price
Jean-Pierre Aumont
Wanda Hendrix
Deborah Kerr
Cedric Hardwicke
Louis Jourdan
Geraldine Brooks
Yvonne De Carlo (poor contrast)
Larry Parks
Van Johnson
Gloria DeHaven
Joan Fontaine
Joseph Cotten
Some of the stars also inscribed; all of the signatures were obtained around the time the book was issued. (Vintage item and autographs)
Condition: Fine Plus; the book has no jacket. One page missing; light wear on the cover Learn More
Tura Satana (Russ Meyer's Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!) Autographed Photo
$229.00
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Subject: Tura Satana
Size: 8x10
Description: Vintage sixties portrait, inscribed and signed. The reverse is date-stamped Dec 19 1965, the year she starred in Russ Meyer's Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Very rare in true vintage signed material. (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Fine with some handling creases and a small border smudge Learn More
Theo Ramsey (Thea Ramsey; Leading Lady of Dwain Esper's Maniac, 1934) Autographed Photo
$649.00
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Subject: Theo (Thea) Ramsey
Size: 8x10
Description: Stunningly scarce doubleweight thirties portrait, inscribed and signed by the obscure starlet who played the female lead in Dwain Esper's infamous cult horror film, Maniac (1934). Photograph by the Irving R. Rose studio of Hollywood (embossed). One of the rarest items we've ever offered. (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Good Plus with binder holes and an area of surface loss on the upper right corner Learn More
Thelma Todd Autographed Photo
$1,295.00
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Subject: Thelma Todd
Size: 8x10
Description: Doubleweight 1931 portrait, inscribed and signed Alison Loyd Thelma Todd (in an effort to change her comedic screen image, Todd acted under the name Alison Loyd in just one film, the 1931 drama Corsair, directed by Roland West, her then-lover as well as one of the top suspects following her mysterious death in 1935). Scarce and superb. (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Very Fine with insignificant wear and minor silvering to some of the darker areas Learn More

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