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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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Abbe Lane Autographed Photo
$79.00
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Subject: Abbe Lane
Size: 8x10
Description: Scarce fifties pinup portrait, inscribed and signed. The multi-talented beauty had good roles in The Americano (1955), Chicago Syndicate (1955), and Maracaibo (1958). A rare vintage signature; most of her available autographs are from recent years. Photograph by the renowned Maurice Seymour studio. (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Very Fine Minus with a handling crease, trivial corner wear, and minor discoloration Learn More
Aida Ward (Historic African American Broadway Performer; Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1928) Autograph
$95.00
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Subject: Aida Ward
Size: 4.5x6
Description: Exceptionally scarce autograph album page, inscribed and signed (Aida Ward of Lew Leslie's "Blackbirds"). Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1928, the historic and groundbreaking all-African American musical revue in which Ward co-starred with Bill "Bojangles" Robinson and Adelaide Hall, was one of the grand successes of Broadway's Golden Era. Ward also sang at the fabled Cotton Club with the Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway orchestras. (Vintage item circa 1928)
Condition: Very Fine with light wear Learn More
Alice White Autographed Photo
$145.00
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Subject: Alice White
Size: 8x10
Description: Inscribed and signed 1929 portrait taken for Broadway Babies. (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Very Fine with light wear Learn More
Ann Blyth Autographed Photo
$49.00
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Subject: Ann Blyth
Size: 8x10
Description: Doubleweight portrait inscribed and signed around the time she co-starred with Joan Crawford in Michael Curtz's film noir classic, Mildred Pierce (1945). A rare item from early in her career. (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Very Fine Learn More
Ann Sothern Autographed Photo
$69.00
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Subject: Ann Sothern
Size: 8x10
Description: Doubleweight portrait from the late thirties, inscribed and signed to assistant director Bob Gough. Photograph by Ted Allan (backstamped). (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Very Fine Minus with a tiny bump to the lower left corner and very faint silvering of some of the darker areas; low contrast to her first name Learn More
Ann-Margret Autographed Photo
$99.00
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Subject: Ann-Margret
Size: 8x10
Description: Rare vintage inscribed and signed portrait from the early sixties. (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Fine with light handling wear and a faint diagonal stacking bend Learn More
Barbara Nichols (Sweet Smell of Success, The Twilight Zone) Autographed Photo
$99.00
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Subject: Barbara Nichols
Size: 8x10
Description: A stylized glamour portrait from the sixties, inscribed and signed (first name) to her hairdresser. Nichols (1928-1976) gave fine performances in Fritz Lang's Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956), Alexander Mackendrick's Sweet Smell of Success (1957), and a famously eerie Twilight Zone episode, "Twenty Two" (1961). Very rare. (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Fine Minus with some staining on the lower border area, very light discoloration to the upper and lower corner areas, minor age-crazing, and insignificant handling wear Learn More
Bette Davis Autograph
$95.00
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Subject: Bette Davis
Size: Slightly under 4x5.5
Description: Autograph album page signed by the film legend. The signature of Don Murray is on the reverse. (Vintage item from the fifties)
Condition: Very Fine Learn More
Bettie Page Autographed Photo
$199.00
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Subject: Bettie Page
Size: 8x10
Description: Signed portrait taken by Bunny Yeager, who also signed. (Photograph produced and signed circa late nineties)
Condition: Very Fine Minus with minor discoloration on the reverse not affecting the front; otherwise pristine Learn More
Betty Compson Autographed Photo
$165.00
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Subject: Betty Compson
Size: Slightly under 10x13
Description: Doubleweight twenties portrait, inscribed and signed. Photograph by Melbourne Spurr (backstamped and embossed). Compson had her finest role in the 1928 Josef von Sternberg film, The Docks of New York. (Vintage original photograph; true vintage autograph)
Condition: Fine Plus with minor edge wear and a couple of small areas of emulsion loss; appears to have been slightly trimmed Learn More

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