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B/w John Jay publicity photo for 1949's Christopher Columbus of Oscar-winning actor Fredric March in a suit and tie, signed "Sincerely"
Inscribed photograph signed "To/William Griffiths/Sincerely/Fredric March". B/w, 7½x9¾ overall, 7¼x9¼ image, one surface. Stamped on verso in purple and black inks: "'Christopher Columbus'/A Gainsborough Picture/Directed by David MacDonald/At Shepherds Bush Studios/Photo: John Jay". Stage, screen and occasional television actor March (1897-1975, born Frederick Ernest McIntyre Bickel in Racine, Wisconsin), won the Academy Award for Best Actor for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931-1932) and The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), and he was also nominated for the Best Actor Oscar for The Royal Family of Broadway (1930-1931), A Star is Born (1937) and Death of a Salesman (1951). March, whose other films include The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934), Les Misérables (1935), Inherit the Wind (1960) and Seven Days in May (1964), also won Best Actor Tony Awards for Years Ago (1947) and Long Day's Journey Into Night (1957). Lightly toned, cracked, creased, bowed and rippled. Photo credit stamps are lightly smeared in places but legible. Otherwise in fine condition.

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Born: August 31, 1897 in Racine, Wisconsin
Died: April 14, 1975 in Los Angeles, California

Film Credits
2010 The Light Bulb Conspiracy (Other), 2010 A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (Other), 2009 The Yellow Brick Road and Beyond (Other), 2008 Strictly Courtroom (Other), 2003 Complicated Women (Other), 1998 Universal Horror (Other), 1997 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (Other), 1995-2001 Biography (Other), 1990 Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (Sound), 1986 The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn (Other), 1984 Going Hollywood: The '30s (Other), 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Other), 1973 The Iceman Cometh (Performer), 1970 ...tick... tick... tick... (Performer), 1969 Hollywood: The Selznick Years (Other), 1967 Hombre (Performer), 1964 The Presidency: A Splendid Misery (Performer), 1964 Seven Days in May (Performer), 1964 Pieta (in person), 1964 Freedom Spectacular (in person), 1963-1966 Saga of Western Man (in person), 1963 A Tribute to John F. Kennedy from the Arts (in person), 1962 The Condemned of Altona (Performer), 1961 The Young Doctors (Performer), 1961 The 15th Annual Tony Awards (in person), 1960 Inherit the Wind (Performer), 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (in person), 1959 Middle of the Night (Performer), 1958-1959 Fredric March Presents Tales from Dickens (in person), 1958 The DuPont Show of the Month (Performer), 1958 Fredric March Presents Tales from Dickens (Performer), 1957 The 11th Annual Tony Awards (in person), 1957 Albert Schweitzer (in person), 1956 The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (Performer), 1956 The Ed Sullivan Show (Other), 1956 Producers' Showcase (Performer), 1956 MGM Parade (Other), 1956 Island of Allah (in person), 1956 Alexander the Great (Performer), 1955 The Desperate Hours (Performer), 1955 Person to Person (in person), 1954-1956 Shower of Stars (Performer), 1954 What's My Line (in person), 1954 The Bridges at Toko-Ri (Performer), 1954 The Best of Broadway (Performer), 1954 The 26th Annual Academy Awards (in person), 1954 e_xecutive Suite (Performer), 1953 The 25th Annual Academy Awards (in person), 1953 Omnibus (Performer), 1953 Man on a Tightrope (Performer), 1952-1957 The Ed Sullivan Show (in person), 1951-1952 Lux Video Theatre (Performer), 1951 It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (Performer), 1951 Death of a Salesman (Performer), 1950 The Titan: Story of Michelangelo (in person), 1950 Nash Airflyte Theatre (Performer), 1949 The Ford Theatre Hour (Performer), 1949 Christopher Columbus (Performer), 1948 Another Part of the Forest (Performer), 1948 An Act of Murder (Performer), 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives (Performer), 1944 Valley of the Tennessee (Performer), 1944 Tomorrow, the World! (Performer), 1944 The Adventures of Mark Twain (Performer), 1942 Lake Carrier (in person), 1942 I Married a Witch (Performer), 1941 So Ends Our Night (Performer), 1941 One Foot in Heaven (Performer), 1941 Bedtime Story (Performer), 1940 Victory (Performer), 1940 Susan and God (Performer), 1940 Lights Out in Europe (in person), 1940 Hollywood: Style Center of the World (Other), 1940 Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (Other), 1939 The 400 Million (in person), 1939 Land of Liberty (Other), 1938 Trade Winds (Performer), 1938 There Goes My Heart (Performer), 1938 The Buccaneer (Performer), 1937 Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 5 (in person), 1937 Nothing Sacred (Performer), 1937 A Star Is Born (Performer), 1936 The Road to Glory (Performer), 1936 Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 3 (in person), 1936 Mary of Scotland (Performer), 1936 Breakdowns of 1936 (in person), 1936 Anthony Adverse (Performer), 1935 The Dark Angel (Performer), 1935 Screen Snapshots Series 14, No. 11 (in person), 1935 Les Misérables (Performer), 1935 Anna Karenina (Performer), 1934 We Live Again (Performer), 1934 The Barretts of Wimpole Street (Performer), 1934 The Affairs of Cellini (Performer), 1934 Hollywood on Parade No. B-6 (in person), 1934 Good Dame (Performer), 1934 Death Takes a Holiday (Performer), 1934 All of Me (Performer), 1933 Tonight Is Ours (Performer), 1933 The Eagle and the Hawk (Performer), 1933 Hollywood on Parade No. B-5 (in person), 1933 Design for Living (Performer), 1932 The Sign of the Cross (Performer), 1932 Strangers in Love (Performer), 1932 Smilin' Through (Performer), 1932 Merrily We Go to Hell (Performer), 1932 Make Me a Star (in person), 1932 Hollywood on Parade No. A-1 (in person), 1931 Night Angel (Performer), 1931 My Sin (Performer), 1931 Honor Among Lovers (Performer), 1931 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Performer), 1930 True to the Navy (Performer), 1930 The Royal Family of Broadway (Performer), 1930 Sarah and Son (Performer), 1930 Paramount on Parade (Performer), 1930 Manslaughter (Performer), 1930 Laughter (Performer), 1930 Ladies Love Brutes (Performer), 1929 The Wild Party (Performer), 1929 The Studio Murder Mystery (Performer), 1929 The Marriage Playground (Performer), 1929 The Dummy (Performer), 1929 Paris Bound (Performer), 1929 Jealousy (Performer), 1929 Footlights and Fools (Performer), 1921 The Great Adventure (Performer), 1921 The Education of Elizabeth (Performer), 1921 The Devil (Performer), 1921 Paying the Piper (Performer)

Theatre Credits
Gideon - Performer (November 9, 1961 - June 2, 1962), Long Day's Journey Into Night - Performer (November 7, 1956 - March 29, 1958), The Autumn Garden - Performer (March 7, 1951 - June 2, 1951), An Enemy of the People - Performer (December 28, 1950 - January 27, 1951), Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep - Performer (March 2, 1950 - April 8, 1950), Years Ago - Performer (December 3, 1946 - May 31, 1947), A Bell for Adano - Performer (December 6, 1944 - October 27, 1945), The Skin of Our Teeth - Performer (November 18, 1942 - September 25, 1943), Hope for a Harvest - Performer (November 26, 1941 - December 27, 1941), The American Way - Performer (July 17, 1939 - September 23, 1939), The American Way - Performer (January 21, 1939 - June 1939), Yr. Obedient Husband - Performer (January 10, 1938 - January 1938), Devil in the Cheese - Performer (December 29, 1926 - May 1927), The Half-Caste - Performer (March 29, 1926 - May 1926), Harvest - Performer (September 19, 1925 - October 1925), Puppets - Performer (March 9, 1925 - April 1925), The Melody Man - Performer (May 13, 1924 - June 1924)

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