STANLEY KRAMER - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 176799
STANLEY KRAMER. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To my brothers/in Bushwick -/we can learn to/live in peace if/we can be at peace with/ourselves -/Stanley Kramer". B/w, 8x10. One of Hollywood's
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STANLEY KRAMER. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To my brothers/in Bushwick -/we can learn to/live in peace if/we can be at peace with/ourselves -/Stanley Kramer". B/w, 8x10. One of Hollywood's best known independent producers from the late 1940s through the end of the 1960s, Stanley Earl Kramer (1913-2001) was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Director for The Defiant Ones (1958), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967). He also won a Golden Globe for Judgment at Nuremberg in 1961, the year he was presented with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award. Also nominated for several Golden Globes (and the winner of a Special Achievement Award at the 1960 Golden Globes for Inherit the Wind), Kramer began his career as a production assistant (1933-1940). He directed his first film, Not as a Stranger, in 1955, and went on to direct such features as The Defiant Ones (1958*), On the Beach (1959*), Inherit the Wind (1960*), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961*), It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963*), Ship of Fools (1965*), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967*), The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969*), The Domino Principle (1977*) and The Runner Stumbles (1979). He also directed and produced several made-for-TV movies in the Judgment series (1974, 1975). Kramer, who began producing in 1942 (The Moon and Sixpence, as associate producer), also produced Cyrano de Bergerac (1950), Death of a Salesman (1951), High Noon (1952), The Wild One (1953), The Caine Mutiny (1954) and R.P.M. (1970) as well as the films marked with an asterisk above. Kramer also hosted his made-for-TV films, which featured the trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg and the court martials of General Yamashita and Lieutenant William Calley, and he appeared as a guest on several TV series, including Toast of the Town (The Ed Sullivan Show) in 1954 and 1955, This is Your Life (1958, 1971), What's My Line? (1960) and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1971). Minor surface creases (not evident head on). Light black mark at lower left corner. Fine condition.
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