GARSON KANIN - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED 1995 - HFSID 287934
GARSON KANIN The Oscar and Tony nominated director signs a 5x3 card in 1995, four years prior to his death Autograph Sentiment signed: "Garson Kanin/NYC/'95", 5x3 white card. In sleeve
Sale Price $119.00
The Oscar and Tony nominated director signs a 5x3 card in 1995, four years prior to his death
Autograph Sentiment signed: "Garson Kanin/NYC/'95", 5x3 white card. In sleeve affixed to light card stock, accompanied by two photographs of Kanin, a B/w, 4¼x5¾ and a B/w 5x6¼, 8½x11 overall (four surfaces). Garson Kanin (1912-1999), a Broadway actor in the 1930s, moved to Hollywood in 1938, directing screwball comedies featuring stars like Irene Dunne, Ginger Rogers and Cary Grant. Even bigger successes arrived when he began writing screenplays with his longtime wife, actress Ruth Gordon (d. 1985). He notched Oscar nominations for A Double Life (1947) and for the Tracy-Hepburn classics Adam's Rib (1950) and Pat and Mike (1952). He also wrote classic films for Judy Holliday, including Born Yesterday (1949). Although he wrote and directed a few more films through 1969, Kanin refocused his talents on the Broadway stage, earning three Tony nominations while directing such plays as The Diary of Anne Frank (1955) and Funny Girl (1964). Kanin also wrote numerous fiction and nonfiction books, including the popular Tracy and Hepburn (1971). Fine condition.
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