GEORGE O'BRIEN - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 87163
Sale Price $144.00
Signature of the actor who starred in John Ford's first great Western and appeared in his last one 40 years later.
Autograph Sentiment signed: "Best Wishes/George O'Brien", in pencil, 6x4½ album leaf. George O'Brien (1900-1984), a college athlete, was the heavyweight boxing champion of the US Pacific Fleet during World War I. Entering films as a stunt man, O'Brien was picked by director John Ford to star in his silent Western The Iron Horse (1924). O'Brien starred in silent and talking Westerns until World War II, when he re-entered the service and won many decorations fighting in the Pacific. Forty years after The Iron Horse, O'Brien came out of retirement to appear in another epic John Ford Western: Cheyenne Autumn (1964). Tiny binder holes with light rust stains at left edge. Lightly toned at edges. Otherwise, fine condition.
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