DICKIE MOORE - PRINTED PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 272115
Sale Price $342.00
A signed black and white still from the 1943 musical Jive Junction
Printed Photograph Signed in Ink: "Dick Moore". B/w, 10x8¼. Still from the 1943 musical Jive Junction, which starred Moore as Peter, a student who organizes an all-girl swing band and later opens the title establishment in a barn. Captioned at lower margin. In 1943, Moore was also seen on the big screen in The Song of Bernadette, Heaven Can Wait and The Happy Land. Dickie Moore (1925-2015)was achild film star in the 1930s, playing the title role in Oliver Twist (1932) and appearing in several Our Gang comedies. Although he had the honor of bestowing the first screen kiss on the 14-year-old Shirley Temple in Miss Annie Rooney (1942), Moore, who made his acting debut at the age of 18 months, found few adult roles. His last lead part was in Jive Junction (1943). Moore retired from film acting in the mid-1950s, first serving as the first public relations director of Actors Equity (from 1957) before forming his own public relations firm, Dick Moore Associates. Moore also produced his own industrial shows. Moore, who has taught, wrote, directed and appeared occasionally on stage after his "retirement", haswritten a book, Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, (but Don't Have Sex or Take the Car) (1984), about the tribulations of child stardom.He married actress Jane Powell, his third wife, in 1988. Lightly creased and shaded at margins and corners. Minor surface creases and impressions (most not evident head on). Otherwise, fine condition.
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