JACK LEMMON - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 188918
JACK LEMMON. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To John,/My best wishes/Jack Lemmon". B/w, 8x10. A private school-educated everyman who could play outrageous comedy and wrenching tragedy,
Sale Price $144.00
JACK LEMMON. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To John,/My best wishes/Jack Lemmon". B/w, 8x10. A private school-educated everyman who could play outrageous comedy and wrenching tragedy, Jack Lemmon (1925-2001) burst onto the movie scene as a 1950s Columbia contract player and remained a beloved star until his death. Whether through humor or pathos, he excelled at illuminating the struggles of average men against a callous world; as director Billy Wilder once noted, "There was a little bit of genius in everything he did." Lemmon won the 1955 Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his role as Ensign Pulver in Mister Roberts. He also won the 1973 Academy Award for Best Actor for portraying garment manufacturer Harry Stoner in Save the Tiger. Lemmon received Best Actor Oscar nominations for Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, Days of Wine and Roses, The China Syndrome, Tribute and Missing. Slightly creased at corners. Ink note (unknown hand) on verso (no show through). Fine condition.
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