KIRK DOUGLAS - MEAL TICKET SIGNED 02/26/1951 - HFSID 181962
KIRK DOUGLAS Kirk Douglas signs a meal ticket from the Paramount Continental Café on 1951 February 26 for a total of $1.50. Meal Ticket signed: "K. Douglas" in pencil, 3½x5½. Ticket No. 78159. Paramount Continental Cafe, 1951 February 26. Douglas ordered a "Diet Luncheon" for $1.
Sale Price $198.00
Kirk Douglas signs a meal ticket from the Paramount Continental Café on 1951 February 26 for a total of $1.50.
Meal Ticket signed: "K. Douglas" in pencil, 3½x5½. Ticket No. 78159. Paramount Continental Cafe, 1951 February 26. Douglas ordered a "Diet Luncheon" for $1.00 and "Service" was $.50 for a total of $1.50. Douglas' name and the date written in unknown hand above authentic signature. In the year he signed this meal ticket, Douglas was seen on the big screen in three films: Along the Great Divide, Ace in the Hole and Detective Story. Kirk Douglas, considered by many to be the epitome of the Hollywood hard man, made his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers in 1946. Three years later, he received his first Academy Award nomination for Champion (1949). Douglas, who received two other Oscar nominations, for The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) and Lust for Life (1956), both directed by Vincente Minnelli, also appeared in Spartacus (1960), Lonely Are the Brave (1962), The List of Adrian Messenger (1963), Seven Days in May (1964), In Harm's Way (1965) and numerous other feature and made for television films. In addition to his film work, which was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Film Institute in 1991 and an honorary Oscar by the Academy in 1995, Douglas has published two novels and an autobiography, The Ragman's Son (1988). Though he continued to appear in films, by the 1980s Douglas began volunteering much of his time to civic duties. Since 1963, he worked as a Goodwill Ambassador and, in 1981, his many contributions earned him the highest civilian award given in the U.S. - the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Slightly creased. Stray pencil mark at lower left margin, two file holes at order portion. Irregular upper edge from removal from order book. Fine condition.
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