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George Raft Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

GEORGE RAFT
Born: September 26, 1895 in New York City, New York
Died: November 24, 1980 in Los Angeles, California
Biography
George Raft (1895-1980), best known for his tough-guy roles, frequently played gangsters. His films include Scarface (1930), The Bowery (1933), Rumba (1935), Each Dawn I Die (1939) and They Drive By Night (1940). He reprised his gangster role in the 1959 comedy, Some Like It Hot.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
1959-The-Jack-Paar-Tonight-Show (in person), 1956-The-Jimmy-Durante-Show (Sound), 1994-Entertaining-the-Troops (Other), 1976-All-This-and-World-War-II (Other), 1952-I'll-Get-You (Performer), 1992-The-Tonight-Show-Starring-Johnny-Carson (Other), 1963-Hollywood-and-the-Stars (Other), 1968-Skidoo (Performer), 1959-Jet-Over-the-Atlantic (Performer), 1955-A-Bullet-for-Joey (Performer), 1953-I'm-the-Law (Performer), 1948-Race-Street (Performer), 1946-Whistle-Stop (Performer), 1943-Background-to-Danger (Performer), 1939-The-Lady's-from-Kentucky (Performer), 1938-You-and-Me (Performer), 1936-Yours-for-the-Asking (Performer), 1935-Every-Night-at-Eight (Performer), 1934-All-of-Me (Performer), 1933-Pick-up (Performer), 1932-Night-After-Night (Performer), 1931-Palmy-Days (Performer), 1929-Side-Street (Performer), 1929-Queen-of-the-Night-Clubs (Performer), 1969-The-David-Frost-Show (in person), 1959-The-Arthur-Murray-Party (in person), 1943-Stage-Door-Canteen (in person), 1941-Hedda-Hopper's-Hollywood-No.-2 (in person), 1941-Meet-the-Stars-#6:-Stars-at-Play (in person), 1933-Hollywood-on-Parade-No.-B-5 (in person), 1975-Brother-Can-You-Spare-a-Dime (Other), 1937-Screen-Snapshots-Series-17,-No.-1 (Other), 1951-Lucky-Nick-Cain (Performer), 1983-Hollywood-Out-takes-and-Rare-Footage (Other), 1953-The-Man-from-Cairo (Performer), 2008-Public-Enemies:-The-Golden-Age-of-the-Gangster-Film (Other), 2001-Biography (Other), 1963-Hollywood-Without-Make-Up (Other), 1956-Around-the-World-in-Eighty-Days (Performer), 1949-A-Dangerous-Profession (Performer), 1949-Outpost-in-Morocco (Performer), 1947-Intrigue (Performer), 1945-Johnny-Angel (Performer), 1945-Nob-Hill (Performer), 1940-They-Drive-by-Night (Performer), 1939-Each-Dawn-I-Die (Performer), 1937-Souls-at-Sea (Performer), 1935-The-Glass-Key (Performer), 1933-The-Bowery (Performer), 1933-Midnight-Club (Performer), 1932-Under-Cover-Man (Performer), 1966-1974-Today (in person), 1973-Deadhead-Miles (in person), 1970-1971-The-Tonight-Show-Starring-Johnny-Carson (in person), 1969-The-Great-Sex-War (in person), 1967-Casino-Royale (in person), 1960-About-Faces (in person), 1953-1954-The-Milton-Berle-Show (in person), 1942-Broadway (in person), 1933-Hollywood-on-Parade-No.-A-9 (in person), 1974-AFI-Life-Achievement-Award:-A-Tribute-to-James-Cagney (in person), 1957-1964-The-Ed-Sullivan-Show (in person), 1932-Winner-Take-All (Other), 1981-Brooklyn-Bridge (Other), 1966-The-Upper-Hand (Performer), 1937-Screen-Snapshots-Series-16,-No.-11 (Other), 1981-James-Cagney:-That-Yankee-Doodle-Dandy (Other), 1973-The-Men-Who-Made-the-Movies:-Howard-Hawks (Other), 1960-Red-Skelton-Timex-Special (in person), 1955-1956-The-Jimmy-Durante-Show (in person), 1953-1955-The-Name's-the-Same (in person), 1953-I've-Got-a-Secret (in person), 1953-What's-My-Line (in person), 1950-We-Will-All-Go-to-Paris (in person), 1938-Screen-Snapshots-Series-18,-No.-4 (in person), 1934-Hollywood-on-Parade-No.-B-8 (in person), 1978-Sextette (Performer), 1972-Hammersmith-Is-Out (Performer), 1967-Five-Golden-Dragons (Performer), 1954-Rogue-Cop (Performer), 1952-Loan-Shark (Performer), 1946-Nocturne (Performer), 1944-Follow-the-Boys (Performer), 1939-Invisible-Stripes (Performer), 1935-She-Couldn't-Take-It (Performer), 1935-Stolen-Harmony (Performer), 1932-Night-World (Performer), 1932-Dancers-in-the-Dark (Performer), 1931-Hush-Money (Performer), 1931-Goldie (Performer), 1972-Tribute-to-Bogart (in person), 1969-Della (in person), 1967-Batman (in person), 1965-The-New-London-Palladium-Show (in person), 1961-Here's-Hollywood (in person), 1970-Happy-Days (Other), 1955-1960-The-Red-Skelton-Hour (Performer), 1941-Breakdowns-of-1941 (Other), 2005-Bullets-Over-Hollywood (Other), 1990-The-Wonderful-Wizard-of-Oz:-50-Years-of-Magic (Other), 1939-Land-of-Liberty (Other), 1979-Hollywood-Greats (in person), 2011-Fragments:-Surviving-Pieces-of-Lost-Films (Other), 1966-Hippodrome (in person), 2003-Barbra-Streisand:-The-Movie-Album (Other), 1980-The-Man-with-Bogart's-Face (Performer), 1971-The-Chicago-Teddy-Bears (Performer), 1964-For-Those-Who-Think-Young (Performer), 1962-Two-Guys-Abroad (Performer), 1960-Ocean's-Eleven (Performer), 1959-Some-Like-It-Hot (Performer), 1954-Black-Widow (Performer), 1949-Red-Light (Performer), 1949-Johnny-Allegro (Performer), 1947-Christmas-Eve (Performer), 1946-Mr.-Ace (Performer), 1941-Manpower (Performer), 1940-The-House-Across-the-Bay (Performer), 1939-I-Stole-a-Million (Performer), 1938-Spawn-of-the-North (Performer), 1936-It-Had-to-Happen (Performer), 1935-Rumba (Performer), 1934-Limehouse-Blues (Performer), 1934-The-Trumpet-Blows (Performer), 1934-Bolero (Performer), 1932-If-I-Had-a-Million (Performer), 1932-Madame-Racketeer (Performer), 1932-Love-Is-a-Racket (Performer), 1932-Scarface (Performer), 1932-Taxi! (Performer), 1931-Quick-Millions (Performer), 1929-Gold-Diggers-of-Broadway (Performer), 1970-The-Movie-Game (in person), 1967-1968-The-Joey-Bishop-Show (in person), 1968-Silent-Treatment (in person), 1966-The-Eamonn-Andrews-Show (in person), 1964-The-Patsy (in person), 1961-The-Ladies-Man (in person), 1957-The-Gisele-MacKenzie-Show (in person), 1956-Inside-Beverly-Hills (in person), 1951-1955-The-Colgate-Comedy-Hour (in person), 1949-Screen-Snapshots:-Vacation-at-Del-Mar (in person), 1946-Hollywood-Park (in person), 1940-Cavalcade-of-the-Academy-Awards (in person), 1935-The-Fashion-Side-of-Hollywood (in person)
Theater Credits
Padlocks-of-1927 - Performer (July 5, 1927 - September 24, 1927), The-City-Chap - Performer (October 26, 1925 - December 26, 1925)
  • GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 431
    GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 431
    GEORGE RAFT George Raft signs a card in teal ink. Signature: "George Raft", 3¾x2¼ card. Actor George Raft (1895-1980), best known for his tough-guy roles, frequently played gangsters. His films include Scarface (1930), The Bowery (1933), Rumba (1935), Each Dawn I Die (1939) and They Drive By Night (1940). He reprised his gangster role in the 1959 comedy, Some Like It Hot.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 145589
    GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 145589
    GEORGE RAFT George Raft signs a lined piece of paper. Signature: "George Raft", 7x9 lined sheet, to which two captioned newspaper photos of Raft (b/w, 3¾x6½ and 2¾x5). Unsigned newspaper photos of actress Ava Gardner on verso. Actor George Raft (1895-1980), best known for his tough-guy roles, frequently played gangsters.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPH CIRCA 1980 CO-SIGNED BY: RICHARD CRENNA, ALICE FAYE - HFSID 28533
    GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPH CIRCA 1980 CO-SIGNED BY: RICHARD CRENNA, ALICE FAYE - HFSID 28533
    GEORGE RAFT, RICHARD CRENNA and ALICE FAYE Signatures of three popular stars of the big screen and television. Signatures: "George Raft" and "Alice Faye" and, on verso, "Richard Crenna", 5¾x3½ sheet. Imprinted: "Urgent" at lower portion of front.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: SIR RALPH RICHARDSON - HFSID 287472
    GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: SIR RALPH RICHARDSON - HFSID 287472
    GEORGE RAFT and RALPH RICHARDSON Ink signatures on opposite sides of an album leaf Signatures: "George Raft" and on verso "R Richardson", 5x4 album leaf. Actor GEORGE RAFT (1895-1980), best known for his tough-guy roles, frequently played gangsters.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED  - HFSID 37678
    GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED - HFSID 37678
    GEORGE RAFT George Raft signs a note on an index card in blue ink. Autograph Note signed: "To Jane/My Best/George Raft", 5x3 index card. Actor George Raft (1895-1980), best known for his tough-guy roles, frequently played gangsters.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 145311
    GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 145311
    GEORGE RAFT George Raft signs a card with an autograph sentiment in blue ink. Autograph sentiment signed: "My Best/George Raft", 4¾x3 card. Actor George Raft (1895-1980), best known for his tough-guy roles, frequently played gangsters.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 70254
    GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 70254
    GEORGE RAFT Black and white publicity photograph of George Raft in a scene from the 1949 crime drama, Johnny Allegro. Photograph inscribed and signed: "Ken/Best wishes/George Raft". B/w, 10¼x8 overall, image 9½x7 (one surface).

    Sale Price $315.00

    $350.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 30741
    GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 30741
    GEORGE RAFT Black and white publicity photograph of George Raft in a scene from the 1949 crime drama, Johnny Allegro. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Judith/My Best/George Raft". B/w, 8x10¼. Still from the 1949 crime drama, Johnny Allegro, which starred Raft in the title role. Captioned at lower margin.

    Sale Price $292.50

    $325.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 44169
    GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 44169
    GEORGE RAFT Early black and white with sepia hue publicity photograph of George Raft wearing a suit and tie. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Edna Mae/My Best Wishes/George Raft". B/w with sepia hue, 8x10. Actor George Raft (1895-1980), best known for his tough-guy roles, frequently played gangsters.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 287795
    GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 287795
    GEORGE RAFT Large black and white 11x14 photograph of Raft wearing a suit and tie Photograph inscribed and signed: "To/Clara/wishing you/everything I wish/myself/George Raft". B/w 11x14. Actor George Raft (1895-1980), best known for his tough-guy roles, frequently played gangsters.

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 280684
    GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 280684
    GEORGE RAFT B/w publicity photo of a natty, and somewhat menacing, George Raft in a three-piece suit and hat, signed with "My Best" Inscribed photograph signed "To Mark/My Best/George Raft". B/w, 8x10 overall, 7¼x9 image, one surface.

    Sale Price $315.00

    $350.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 41565
    GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 41565
    GEORGE RAFT Early Black and white publicity photograph of George Raft wearing a suit and tie leaning on his elbow. Photograph signed: "My Best/George Raft". B/w, 8x10. Actor George Raft (1895-1980), best known for his tough-guy roles, frequently played gangsters.

    Sale Price $315.00

    $350.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 67477
    GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 67477
    GEORGE RAFT Sepia tone publicity photograph of George Raft in a thoughtful pose. Photograph signed: "Yours,/George Raft". Sepia tone, 7x9. Actor George Raft (1895-1980), best known for his tough-guy roles, frequently played gangsters.

    Sale Price $637.50

    $750.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 257422
    GEORGE RAFT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 257422
    GEORGE RAFT Black and white publicity photograph of a scene from Night After Night. Photograph signed: "George Raft". B/w, 8x10. Still from the 1932 romantic drama, Night After Night, which starred Raft in the title role.

    Sale Price $382.50

    $425.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - CONTRACT SIGNED 02/06/1958  - HFSID 255724
    GEORGE RAFT - CONTRACT SIGNED 02/06/1958 - HFSID 255724
    GEORGE RAFT George Raft signs a document hiring the William Morris Agency as his exclusive agent for a term of one year. Document signed: "George Raft", 2p (front and verso), 8½x13½. Beverly Hills, California, 1958 February 6.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - CONTRACT SIGNED 02/13/1961 CO-SIGNED BY: BERT McKAY - HFSID 178519
    GEORGE RAFT - CONTRACT SIGNED 02/13/1961 CO-SIGNED BY: BERT McKAY - HFSID 178519
    GEORGE RAFT and BERT McKAY George Raft signed this contract in order to appear in The Ladies' Man. He was cast as himself. Contract signed: "George Raft" asPlayer and "Bert McKay" as a representative of York Pictures Corporation, 1p, 8½x13. 1961 February 13.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/20/1944  - HFSID 166311
    GEORGE RAFT - DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/20/1944 - HFSID 166311
    GEORGE RAFT George Raft signs a document authorizing the Feldman-Blum Corporation to accept delivery of checks and money on his behalf. Document signed: "George Raft", 1p, 8½x11. Los Angeles, California, 1944 July 20.

    Sale Price $315.00

    $350.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - DOCUMENT SIGNED 1946  - HFSID 288960
    GEORGE RAFT - DOCUMENT SIGNED 1946 - HFSID 288960
    Consent form authorizing the Motion Picture Relief Fund to reproduce George Raft's signature and likeness for a series of stamps raising money for needy film industry veterans. The form is signed by Raft to grant permission. A remarkable, perfectly verified example!

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - INSCRIBED BOOK SIGNED  - HFSID 285542
    GEORGE RAFT - INSCRIBED BOOK SIGNED - HFSID 285542
    GEORGE RAFT Hardcover biography by Lewis Yablonsky, inscribed by Raft on the flyleaf Book inscribed and signed: "To My Pal/Jack/Hope you like it./Your Pal/George Raft", 293 pages, 6x9¼, hard cover with dust jacket. George Raft, by Lewis Yablonsky. NY: Mc-Graw Hill, 1974.

    Sale Price $216.00

    $240.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - INSCRIBED PICTURE POSTCARD SIGNED  - HFSID 172114
    GEORGE RAFT - INSCRIBED PICTURE POSTCARD SIGNED - HFSID 172114
    GEORGE RAFT Black and white picture postcard, in sea captain's uniform. Picture postcard inscribed and signed: "To/John/George Raft". B/w, 3½x5½. Shown in his title role in the film Johnny Angel (1945). Actor George Raft (1895-1980), who was best known for his tough-guy roles, frequently played gangsters.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - INSCRIBED SIGNATURE  - HFSID 57067
    GEORGE RAFT - INSCRIBED SIGNATURE - HFSID 57067
    GEORGE RAFT George Raft inscribes his signature on an album leaf to a collector. Inscribed signature: "To John/George Raft", 5x3¼ album leaf. Unknown signature on verso. Actor George Raft (1895-1980), who was best known for his tough-guy roles, frequently played gangsters.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • GEORGE RAFT - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED  - HFSID 46583
    GEORGE RAFT - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED - HFSID 46583
    GEORGE RAFT Brawn and white with brown hue picture postcard of George Raft in profile. Postcard Photograph signed: "George Raft". B/w with brown hue, 3½x5½. British postcard, not filled in on verso. Name and "Paramount Pictures" imprinted at lower margin.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • JOHN RAITT - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: GEORGE RAFT - HFSID 284263
    JOHN RAITT - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: GEORGE RAFT - HFSID 284263
    JOHN RAITT and GEORGE RAFT Original portrait of Raft, drawn by John Raitt, signed by both! Original Art signed: "Fine,/George Raft", 5¼x8¼. Pencil drawing signed by Raft in ink. Also signed by the artist "J Raitt" in pencil. Typed caption affixed at lower edge.

    Sale Price $292.50

    $325.00

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