BURGESS MEREDITH - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH CIRCA 1959 - HFSID 16137
BURGESS MEREDITH B/w reproduction of a UPI Telephoto publicity photo of Oscar-nominated Burgess Meredith as Eli Whitney Inscribed photograph signed "To/Dana Clarke/Burgess Meredith". B/w, 8x10 overall, 6¼x9¼ image, one surface.
Sale Price $198.00
B/w reproduction of a UPI Telephoto publicity photo of Oscar-nominated Burgess Meredith as Eli Whitney
Inscribed photograph signed "To/Dana Clarke/Burgess Meredith". B/w, 8x10 overall, 6¼x9¼ image, one surface. Reproduction of a UPI Telephoto publicity photograph for an unknown TV show featuring Meredith as Eli Whitney. Meredith (1907-1997, born Oliver Burgess Meredith in Cleveland, Ohio), who made his stage debut in 1929 and his film debut in 1936 (Winterset, reprising his stage role), was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor for The Day of the Locust (1975) and Rocky (1976). Meredith appeared in feature films as both a character and lead actor, and his credits include Of Mice and Men (1939), Advise and Consent (1962), In Harm's Way (1965), Hurry Sundown (1967), Foul Play (1978), Grumpy Old Men (1993) and its sequel Grumpier Old Men (1995). He was also a frequent guest TV performer, appearing in a number of made-for-television movies and on Playhouse 90 (1957), The Twilight Zone (1959, 1961, 1963), Bonanza (1967), The Monkees (1968) and Batman, in one of his most memorable roles, "The Penguin" (series and film, 1966). Lightly toned, cracked, creased and bowed. Signature is lightly smeared in places but legible. Light scratches on image (not visible head-on). Otherwise in fine condition.
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