JEANNE CAGNEY - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: EDMOND O'BRIEN - HFSID 20222
JEANNE CAGNEY, EDMOND O'BRIEN and others. ANSs to radio personality George Sanders on front and verso of 8x10 sheet. Comprises: (1) JEANNE CAGNEY. Inscribed signature: "George -/All the best to you./Jeanne Cagney." Captioned newspaper photo, b/w, 1x1, at lower margin.
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JEANNE CAGNEY, EDMOND O'BRIEN and others. ANSs to radio personality George Sanders on front and verso of 8x10 sheet. Comprises: (1) JEANNE CAGNEY. Inscribed signature: "George -/All the best to you./Jeanne Cagney." Captioned newspaper photo, b/w, 1x1, at lower margin. The caption mentions that Jeanne was currently co-starring with her brother, James Cagney, in The Time of Your Life. (2) EDMOND O'BRIEN. ANS: "Best/Ed O'Brien" on verso. In full: "With many thanks -/for his charming interview/and much admiration for his skill/at his job -". Captioned newspaper photo, b/w, 1x1 affixed at lower margin. (3) J. FRANK BUCK. ANS: "J. Frank Buck". In full: "To my good and loyal friend George Sanders with whom I have been associated a half a decade. Able, keen of mind ready of [illegible] he constantly brought a new slant to old and new problems. I'll miss him from his wanted place." (4) VERN LIND HADR. ANS: "Vern Lind Hadr". In full: "To a good guy & a loyal associate. Needless to say you will go places. Heres (sic) wishing you the best of everything." JEANNE CAGNEY (1919-1984), who was 20 years younger than her brother, James Cagney, appeared in two of his films, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) and The Time of Your Life (1948). Her film credits also include All Women Have Secrets (1939), Quicksand (1950), Man of a Thousand Faces (1957) and Town Tamer (1965), and, beginning in 1951, the former model was fashion commentator on the daytime show, Queen for a Day. EDMOND O'BRIEN (1915-1985), an aspiring magician, made his Broadway debut at the age of 21 in Daughters of Atrus and was signed by RKO Pictures in 1939. O'Brien, who won the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award in 1954 (The Barefoot Contessa) and was nominated for the same award in 1964 (Seven Days in May), appeared in a number of feature films, including The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939), Winged Victory (1944), D.O.A. (1949), The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), Julius Caesar (1953), Pete Kelly's Blues (1955), 1984 (1956), Stopover Tokyo (1957), Up Periscope (1959), The Great Imposter (1961), The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The Longest Day and The Birdman of Alcatraz (all 1962) and Fantastic Voyage (1966). He also starred in a number of made-for-television movies, appeared on two series, Sam Benedict and The Long Hot Summer, and was a guest star on Playhouse 90 and Mission Impossible. O'Brien, who was cast in the Lowell Thomas role in Lawrence of Arabia, suffered a heart seizure during the filming in 1961, resulting in him being replaced with Arthur Kennedy. Lightly soiled at blank margins. Light show through of writing and photos on verso. Overall, fine condition.
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