WARNER BAXTER - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 258076
WARNER BAXTER Large 10¾x13¾ sepia-toned bust photo of silent film idol Warner Baxter, signed with "Every good wish to you" Inscribed photograph signed "To-/Hal- a swell guy/& a real artist/Every good wish to you./Warner Baxter".
Sale Price $807.50
Large 10¾x13¾ sepia-toned bust photo of silent film idol Warner Baxter, signed with "Every good wish to you"
Inscribed photograph signed "To-/Hal- a swell guy/& a real artist/Every good wish to you./Warner Baxter". B/w sepia-toned, 10¾x13¾ overall, 10¼x13¼ image, one surface, printed on textured cardstock. Former vaudeville performer, Broadway actor and silent film matinee idol Baxter (1889-1951, born Warner Leroy Baxter in Columbus, Ohio) won the 1930 Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for playing the Cisco Kid in the 1928 film In Old Arizona. Baxter, who had broken into silents with a bit part in 1914, would go on to appear in nearly 100 films, including Miss Brewster's Millions (1926), The Great Gatsby (1926), Ramona (1928), The Arizona Kid (1930), Daddy Long Legs (1931), The Cisco Kid (1931), 42nd Street (1933), Dangerously Yours (1933), The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936), Kidnapped (1938), Return of the Cisco Kid (1939), Lady in the Dark (1944) and a series of Crime Doctor films (appearing as Dr. Robert Ordway from 1943 to 1949). Lightly toned, silvered, bowed and rippled. Adhesive residue near bottom right corner. Light scratches on image. Adhesive residue on verso (no show-through). Otherwise in fine condition.
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