WARNER BAXTER - INSCRIBED PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK 1938 - HFSID 165314
Sale Price $234.00
WARNER BAXTERQuestion card for Myrus, "The Man with the X-Ray Eyes", signed in pencil by actor Warner Baxter to Myrus's wife Elsie with "My sincere good wishes always" in 1938 Inscribed Printed Card Signed in Ink "To- Elsie/My sincere/good wishes/always-/Warner Baxter/1938" in pencil. 4x4¾ card. Question card for a performance by the mentalist Myrus, "The Wizard of Telepathy" and "The Man with the X-Ray Eyes", at the Cafe Lamaze in Hollywood, California. This card is from the personal autograph collection of Elsie Myrus, wife of Myrus. She collected autographs from celebrities who came to see her husband's performances. Former vaudeville performer, Broadway actor and silent film matinee idolBaxter (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, soiled and bowed. Lightly rounded corners. Light nick at right edge. Otherwise, fine condition.
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