MARILYN MAXWELL - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 342299
Sale Price $658.75
A signed black and white 3½x5 photograph of the blonde actress and singer shown posing on the floor, sitting on a fur rug by a fireplace
Inscribed Photograph signed: "For Kennedy-/Cordially-/Marilyn Maxwell", B/w 3½x5. Actress and singer Marilyn Maxwell (1921-1972), born Marvel Marilyn Maxwell, made her stage debut at age three and was singing with bands and on radio while still a teenager. In 1942, she made her film debut in Stand By for Action, and she would appear in such films as Du Barry Was a Lady (1943), The Lemon Drop Kid (1951, in which she also sang) and New York Confidential (1955). Maxwell also guest starred on a number of television anthologies, variety shows and series from 1949-1971. The beauty was well known for her appearances on Bob Hope's USO tours, usually wearing a sweater and singing "I Want to Love You", and she provided a foil to Hope and Red Skelton on their television shows. Maxwell, who was also popular in nightclubs, especially in New York, was married to actor John Conte from 1944-1946 and to screenwriter Jerry Davis from 1954-1960. Photograph no. W. 718 "Picturegoer" series. Adhesive residue from previous mounting on verso. Corners slightly worn. Ink lightly faded (fully legible). Otherwise, fine condition.
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