loading..

CORNEL WILDE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 03/28/1962 - HFSID 271487

CORNEL WILDE The actor makes this check out to his mother for the amount of $10 Check signed: "Cornel Wilde" in blue ink, 6x2¾. March 28, 1962.

Sale Price $272.00

Reg. $320.00

Condition: lightly creased, otherwise fine condition
PSA / JSA Authentication Guarantee
Free U.S. Shipping
Chat now or call 800-425-5379

CORNEL WILDE The actor makes this check out to his mother for the amount of $10 Check signed: "Cornel Wilde" in blue ink, 6x2¾. March 28, 1962. Unnumbered check drawn on the account of Cornel Wilde and Jean Wallace Wilde at the Prudential Square Branch of Security-First National Bank of Los Angeles, California. Payable to "Renée Wilde" for $10. Endorsed: "Mrs. Renée Wilde" on verso. In the year he signed this check, Wilde starred in the title role in the Italian-made epic film, Constantine and the Cross. The film career of multilingual Cornel Wilde (1912-1989) took off when he earned a Best Actor Oscar nomination for his role as Chopin in A Song to Remember (1945). Other big roles followed in pictures such as Forever Amber (1947) and The Greatest Show on Earth (1952). Wilde, who produced many of his own films, often starred in historical epics (Constantine and the Cross, 1962). His last starring role was in The Norseman (1978). Interestingly, Wilde gave up a spot on the 1936 U.S. Olympic fencing team to pursue an acting career. In fact, he served as a fencing instructor for the Broadway version of Olivier's Hamlet (1940). RENÉE WILDE, the actor's mother, was a Hungarian citizen who had been in New York City with her husband, Louis, an export manager for a Hungarian firm handling perfumes and cosmetics, at the time of Cornel's birth. The family, which included his older sister, Edith, was forced to return to Hungary during the early years of WWI before once again settling in New York in 1920. Actress JEAN WALLACE was Wilde's second wife. They divorced in 1981. Lightly creased with fold, not at signature. Cancellation holes nick the "C" of Cornel and touch one word of writing. Bank stamps on verso, not affecting endorsement (light show-through of stamps, not at signature). Ink note (unknown hand) at upper left corner, pinhead-sized stain at upper right edge. Otherwise, fine condition.

This website image may contain our company watermark. The actual item does not contain this watermark

See more listings from these signers
Make an offer today and get a quick response
Check your account for the status.

Following offer submission users will be contacted at their account email address within 48 hours. Our response will be to accept your offer, decline your offer or send you a final counteroffer. All offers can be viewed from within the "Document Offers" area of your HistoryForSale account. Please review the Make Offer Terms prior to making an offer.

If you have not received an offer acceptance or counter-offer email within 24-hours please check your spam/junk email folder.

 

World-Wide Shipping

Fast FedEx and USPS shipping

Authenticity Guaranteed

COA with every purchase

Questions Answered 24/7

Contact us day or night

Submit Offers

Get a quick response