FLORENCE ROBERTS - AUTOGRAPH 1919 - HFSID 171769
Sale Price $144.00
Her 1919 signature on a small card, to which a magazine photo of her has been attached
Signature: "Florence Roberts/1919", 3¼x2¼ card with magazine photo affixed to lower left corner. Florence Roberts (1861-1940) appeared in New York stage productions on and off Broadway, including the title role in David Belasco's Zala. She owned and managed her own stock company, based in Philadelphia and then in Boston, and had a successful world tour. She made her silent film debut in A Wife's Suspicion (1917), and played character roles in talkies until shortly before her death. Roles included the title character's mother in Life of Emile Zola (1937) and that of Granny Jones in Twentieth Century-Fox's Jones family series (1936-1940). Able to play youthful roles even in middle age, she played Bo Peep in Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland at age 42. Paper and adhesive residue (previous mounting) on verso, no show-through. Otherwise, fine condition.
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