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CLAUDE RAINS - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED - HFSID 280877

Oscar-nominated actor Claude Rains wrote this short note on the back of a Museum of Modern Art card, asking "Did you see the show or were you up to your neck in you know what".

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Reg. $280.00

Condition: fine condition
Accompanied by PSA/DNA COA
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CLAUDE RAINS
Oscar-nominated actor Claude Rains wrote this short note on the back of a Museum of Modern Art card, asking "Did you see the show or were you up to your neck in you know what".
Autograph note signed "CC". 1 page, 5¼x3¼. Written on verso of a card from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Printed by Arthur Jaffé Heliochrome Co., New York City. In full: "Up early this Monday morn and got to the [illegible] by 9. Did you see the show or were you up to your neck in you know what. Love". Rains (1889-1967), who played the title role in The Invisible Man (1933), was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in 1939 (as the "bought" Senator Paine in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington), 1943 (Inspector Louis Renault in Casablanca), 1944 (title role in Mr. Skeffington) and 1946 (Ingrid Bergman's Nazi husband in Notorious). Lightly toned and soiled. Pen skipped while writing note and signature, which have bled lightly but are legible. Otherwise in fine condition. Accompanied by PSA/DNA LOA.

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