PHYLLIS BROOKS - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED - HFSID 159469
Sale Price $198.00
Her youthful image on a signed postcard photo, holding a bouquet of flowers
Postcard Photograph signed: "Phyllis/Brooks". Sepia, 3½x5½. American actress and model Phyllis Brooks (1915-1995) was first known for her advertising work as the Ipana Toothpaste Girl. She starred in B-movies of the late 1930s, including In Old Chicago and Little Miss Broadway. She accompanied Gary Cooper on the first USO tour of the Pacific Theater in World War II. After the war she married 11-term Massachusetts Congressman Torbert MacDonald, President Kennedy's college roommate and close friend. After hosting a local interview show on Boston TV in the early 1950s, she retired to raise her children, the eldest of whom was JFK's godson. Pencil note (unknown hand) on verso. Edges and corners lightly worn and creased. Otherwise, fine condition.
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