LAUREN BACALL - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 05/09/1975 - HFSID 278531
Sale Price $216.00
Bacall signed this $3 check from Caprigo, Inc. in 1975.
Check signed "Lauren Bacall". 8x3 with perforated top and left edge. May 9, 1975. Check 1014 for $3, made out to "Secretary of State" and drawn on the account of Caprigo, Inc. from its account at Chemical Bank in New York City. When Lauren Bacall (1924-2014), born Betty Joan Perske in New York City, graced the cover of Harper's Bazaar as a model in 1943, Mrs. Howard Hawks was impressed with what would come to be known as "The Look" and she told her producer-director husband about the sultry beauty. From the time Bacall made her Hollywood debut in Hawks' To Have and Have Not (1944) with Humphrey Bogart, both film critics and moviegoers fell in love with the beauty with the throaty voice. Lauded as the most sensational newcomer of the year, Bacall found both fame and love, falling in love and marrying Bogie, with whom she would star in three more films. After his death in 1957, Bacall made Designing Women (1957) and The Gift of Love (1958), but virtually dropped out of sight until 1970, when she made a triumphant comeback in the stage production of Applause. Bacall's later films include Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Shootist (1976) and The Fan (1981). The actress was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996), winning a Golden Globe in the same category. The previous year, she had received an Honorary Award from the French Academy of Cinema. To this day she continues to charm audiences with her trademark dancer's eloquence of movement, suggestive twinkle in her eye and fierce female shrewdness. Lightly toned and creased. Normal bank stamps, which touch signature. Staple holes near top left corner. Folded once and unfolded. Otherwise in fine condition.
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