GOING IN STYLE MOVIE CAST - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: GEORGE BURNS, ART CARNEY - HFSID 290216
GOIN IN STYLE MOVIE CAST CO-SIGNED BY: GEORGE BURNS and ART CARNEY The two actors are shown alongside Lee Strassberg, standing above a security guard's body with their guns drawn to the camera. Photograph Signed: "George Burns" and "Art Carney", B/w 8x10.
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GOIN IN STYLE MOVIE CAST CO-SIGNED BY: GEORGE BURNS and ART CARNEY
The two actors are shown alongside Lee Strassberg, standing above a security guard's body with their guns drawn to the camera.
Photograph Signed: "George Burns" and "Art Carney", B/w 8x10. Publicity photograph for the 1979 comedy, Going in Style, which starred Burns as Joe and Carney as Al, two of a trio of seniors who escape their drab life in New York City by robbing a bank. ©1979, Warner Bros. Inc. George Burns (1896-1996, born Nathan Birnbaum in New York City), the star of vaudeville, radio, television and motion pictures,co-starred with his wife Gracie Allen until her retirement in 1958 (she died in 1964), then continued performing in television, theater and nightclubs as a solo act. When he returned to films in 1975 after a 30-year hiatus, Burns won the 1975 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actorin The Sunshine Boys. He later starred in the title role in Oh, God! (1977) and appeared in Going in Style (1979) and 18 Again! (1988). The comedian, who was honored in television specials celebrating his 90th and 95th birthdays, also wrote Gracie, A Love Story (1988) and 100 Years, 100 Stories (1996). He died in 1996 at the age of 100. Distinguished actor Art Carney (1918-2003, born Arthur William Matthew Carney in Mount Vernon, New York) began as a comedian and gradually became a sidekick for others. While serving in WWII, Carney was hit by shrapnel (leaving him with a slight limp) during the Normandy landing. After the war, he found much work on Broadway, both as a dramatic and comic actor. Carney is best known for his role as Ed Norton, Jackie Gleason's pal in the classic 1950s TV sitcom The Honeymooners. Later, personal problems caused him to leave the Broadway run of The Odd Couple. Carney soon returned to work as an actor, going on the win the Best Actor Academy Award for his performance as a 72-year-old in Harry and Tonto (1974). He also won several Emmy Awards for his work on TV. Corners creased and lightly worn. Minor surface creases. Otherwise, fine condition.
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